bourbon spiced filets with goat cheese and balsamic peaches

★★★★★ 2
By Danielle D'Ambrosio
from Wantagh, NY

This grilling recipe is a family favorite. I love using fresh summer fruit with our dinner ideas--it gets kids to eat more fruit, and adds a delicious flavor!

★★★★★ 2
serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For bourbon spiced filets with goat cheese and balsamic peaches

  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    good quality bourbon
  • 1/2 c
    soy sauce
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c
    dijon mustard
  • 6
    filet mignons (between 4 and 6 ounces each)
  • 2
    peaches
  • 1 1/2 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 2 c
    goat cheese, crumbled

How To Make bourbon spiced filets with goat cheese and balsamic peaches

  • 1
    Combine brown sugar, bourbon, soy sauce, minced garlic, and dijon mustard.
  • 2
    Place in a large plastic bag and marinate filet mignons at least 15 minutes, optimally 2 hours.
  • 3
    Peel peaches and slice. Combine peach slices with balsaic vinegar, pepper, and sugar. Set aside at least 10 minutes, maximum 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • 5
    Grill the filets about 8 minutes on each side, until the internal temperaturereaches 145 degrees F.
  • 6
    Remove peach slices from their marinade and cook 3-5 minutes per side, until softened.
  • 7
    Place the peach marinade in a large castiron skillet and boil until reduced by half (10 minutes).
  • 8
    Top steaks with goat cheese and then layer with peach slices. Drizzle peach-balsamic reduction over the steaks right before serving.

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