CategoryDifficultyBeginner

This filet mignon recipe features tender steaks seared to golden brown perfection, then topped with garlic and herb butter. A simple and elegant main course option that's sure to get rave reviews from family and friends.

Yields1 Serving
 1 ½ tbsp neutral flavored oil (such as safflower oil, canola oil, grapeseed oil or peanut oil)
 salt and pepper to taste
 4 tbsp butter
 4 garlic cloves smashed
 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
1

Let the steaks sit at room temperature for 20 minutes.

2

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Season the steaks on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.

3

Heat a heavy pan such as a cast iron skillet over high heat.

4

Add the oil to the pan. Place the steaks in the pan in a single layer.

5

Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until browned.

6

Add the butter to the pan. After the butter has melted, add the garlic and rosemary to the pan. Stir to combine.

7

Spoon the butter mixture over the steaks. Insert a thermometer into the thickest part of one of the steaks. Place the meat in the oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or until the thermometer registers 140 degrees F for a medium steak.

8

Remove the pan from the oven. Let the steak rest for 5 minutes. Spoon the pan drippings over the steak, then serve immediately.

Ingredients

 1 ½ tbsp neutral flavored oil (such as safflower oil, canola oil, grapeseed oil or peanut oil)
 salt and pepper to taste
 4 tbsp butter
 4 garlic cloves smashed
 4 sprigs fresh rosemary

Directions

1

Let the steaks sit at room temperature for 20 minutes.

2

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Season the steaks on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.

3

Heat a heavy pan such as a cast iron skillet over high heat.

4

Add the oil to the pan. Place the steaks in the pan in a single layer.

5

Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until browned.

6

Add the butter to the pan. After the butter has melted, add the garlic and rosemary to the pan. Stir to combine.

7

Spoon the butter mixture over the steaks. Insert a thermometer into the thickest part of one of the steaks. Place the meat in the oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or until the thermometer registers 140 degrees F for a medium steak.

8

Remove the pan from the oven. Let the steak rest for 5 minutes. Spoon the pan drippings over the steak, then serve immediately.

Filet Mignon & Garlic Butter