the best & easiest filet mignon!

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By S F
from Anytown, MS

This recipe is so easy but is ABSOLUTELY the best you will find out there! Do NOT substitute your Cast iron skillet!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For the best & easiest filet mignon!

  • beef filets, room temperature
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil

How To Make the best & easiest filet mignon!

  • 1
    Pat down your filets with a paper towel, to soak up any extra moisture. (you don't want to steam your filets!) Pre-heat oven to 500 degrees F.
  • 2
    Add the olive oil to a cast iron skillet and let get hot. Do not let it get too hot to where it is smoking. While your oil is heating, crack your pepper and salt onto a plate. Mix together, and gently push the top of your filet into the salt and pepper. Continue with the other side.
  • 3
    Sear your filets on all sides until lightly browned. Leave in skillet and place skillet in oven (center rack) for 5 (rare) to 8 (med. rare) minutes. When done, remove from oven and skillet to stop cooking. Let rest for about 5 minutes.

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