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Filet Mignon

Pan Seared Filet Mignon with Chimichurri Sauce

Epazote leaves offer a unique kick that cannot be duplicated, but in a pinch use cilantro or oregano.

Cook time: 20min. total

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

Pan Seared Filet Mignon with Chimichurri Sauce
SERVING SIZE: 1-2 DIFFICULTY: Medium
March 15, 2018 Gluten-Free
Keto
Whole30
March 15, 2018 SERVING SIZE: 1-2 DIFFICULTY: Medium Gluten-Free Keto Paleo Whole30 #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

Steak

    • 1 PRE Filet Mignon steak
    • 1 tbsp. olive oil
    • salt
    • pepper

Chimichurri

    • ½ cup epazote leaves (chopped)
    • ½ cup flat leave parsley (chopped)
    • ½ cup cilantro (chopped)
    • 2 tbsp. rosemary (chopped)
    • 8 garlic cloves (chopped)
    • 1 jalapeno (sliced)
    • 2 cups olive oil
    • ½ oz. lemon zest
    • 6 tbsp. sherry vinegar
    • salt
    • pepper

Garnish

  • 2 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 shishito pepper
  • 1 lotus root
  • 1 sorrel leaf
  • petite celery

Instructions

  1. Chop and puree chimichurri ingredients together until it forms a sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Season steak with salt and pepper. Preheat pan on high heat, then drizzle one tablespoon of olive oil and sear filet until it is caramelized on both sides. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  3. While steak is resting, prepare garnish. Poach tomatoes in boiling salt water for about two minutes, until skin begins to wrinkle.
  4. Immediately shock in cold water to stop cooking process, then peel off skin. Set aside until ready to serve.
  5. Char shishito peppers in a skillet until blistered.
  6. To serve, set the steak in the middle of the plate and top with the tomato and charred shishito peppers. Season by drizzling with chimichurri.
  7. Enjoy!

To make this we used

Filet Mignon


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