Filet Mignon encrusted with Blue Cheese

Joyce Newman

By
@JoyceNewmansKitchen

At Ruth's Chris Steak House, my husband tried blue cheese on his filet, it was awesome! I had to go home and try to recreate that experience! My hubby loved it, so did I! You can follow the recipe and omit the blue cheese if you prefer.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Roast

Ingredients

2
8 oz +. beef tenderloin steaks, 1.5" to 2" thick
4 Tbsp
blue cheese crumbles (optional)
dash(es)
garlic salt or sea salt, to taste
dash(es)
fresh ground black pepper, to taste
2-4 Tbsp
real butter, melted (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350* degrees.
Preheat oil in cast iron skillet or one without non-stick coating on HIGH.
Season your steaks just before adding them to skillet.
2
When skillet is hot, add seasoned steaks, cook for 3 minutes on one side. (set timer!)
Turn over after 3 minutes, add blue cheese crumbles.
(They will look very well done at this point, but NO worries! ;)
3
Place steaks (still in the skillet) into preheated 350* oven. Roast for 12-13 minutes for medium rare steaks or 13-15 minutes for medium done steaks. Filet Mignon is best with a pink center for a juicy, tender steak!
4
When steaks are done, remove from oven and let them REST for about 3 minutes before plating them.
Meanwhile, heat your dinner plates in the 350* oven.
Melt 2-4 Tbsp of real butter in the microwave in a small glass measuring cup or bowl. Pour on top of steaks (with or without blue cheese) just before serving. Pairs well with a Cabernet or Zinfandel.
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy