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Filet Mignon in a cast iron skillet with pan juices being spooned over the steaks.
The Very Best Filet Mignon Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Quick and easy, the most perfect Filet Mignon recipe is fantastic for entertaining both small or large parties.

Course: Beef, Dinner
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: filet mignon
Servings: 4
Calories: 523 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 4 6-8 ounce Filet Mignon Steaks
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh ground pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and black pepper on both sides.
  3. Melt the butter in a medium heavy bottom skillet over high heat.
  4. Add the steaks to the pan. Cook until a crust has formed and golden brown, approximately 3-4 minutes.
  5. Flip the steaks and transfer the entire skillet to the oven.
  6. Roast for 10-15 minutes or until cooked to the desired degree of doneness. (Remove when the temperature reaches 125 degrees for medium rare).
  7. Transfer the steaks to a platter and cover with foil. Allow the steaks to rest for 10 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts
The Very Best Filet Mignon Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 523 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 134mg45%
Sodium 3622mg157%
Potassium 556mg16%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 190IU4%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.