Filet Mignon

Filet Mignon with Chocolate Port Wine Sauce

The mild flavor of the tender filet mignon gets superb depth and richness when paired with chocolate and port wine.

Cook time: 30min. total

PREP: 10min. | ACTIVE: 15min. | PASSIVE: 5min.

Filet Mignon with Chocolate Port Wine Sauce
SERVING SIZE: 2-4 DIFFICULTY: Medium
March 15, 2018 Gluten-Free
March 15, 2018 SERVING SIZE: 2-4 DIFFICULTY: Medium Gluten-Free #eatpre

FOR THIS RECIPE WE USED:

Filet Mignon - 5 oz. Beef Steaks

Filet Mignon - 5 oz. Beef Steaks
2 x 5 oz. Filet Mignon steaks (2ct box) 8 x 5 oz. Filet Mignon steaks (8ct box)

Ingredients

  • 2 PRE Filet Mignon steaks
  • 1 tsp. pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 tsp. white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup port wine
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 2 shallots

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400F. Peel and slice your shallot. Mince the leaves of the rosemary sprig.
  2. Rub steaks with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Add the other tablespoon of olive oil to the sauce pot, then add the shallots. Sauté until tender, approximately 4 minutes.
  4. Add in rosemary, and stir well. Pour in the broth and bring to a simmer. Mix in the port wine and simmer until it reduces by half.
  5. In the meantime, heat an oven-safe skillet the stove on medium-high heat. Once hot, place steaks in skillet.
  6. Sear steaks for 2 minutes on each side, then pop it in oven (400F).
  7. Turn off the oven, don't open the door, and set a timer for 4 minutes. Chop up chocolate, remove sauce from the heat, and whisk in the chocolate until it is melted and smooth.
  8. Remove steak from the oven, and place on a cutting board to settle for 5 minutes.
  9. Spoon the sauce on to your plates. Plate steak over the sauce.
  10. Enjoy!

To make this we used

Filet Mignon


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