Filet Mignon with Lemon-Parsley Butter


by: Gina2

Maybe not a traditional Cinco De mayo dish... however 26 years ago this was the day I asked my wife to marry me, and she likes filet mignon. The parsley butter provides a bright flavor to the savory filet...


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serves: 4

4 filets mignons (about 8 ounces each and 1 1/4 inches thick)

Extra virgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh Italian parsley

1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Facts
Filet Mignon with Lemon-Parsley Butter

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 451

  • Total Fat: 26.4 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 12.8 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 182.7 mg
  • Sodium: 574.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.5 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  •     Sugars: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 50.4 g

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1.  To make the butter: In a small bowl, combine the butter ingredients. Using the back of a fork, mash and stir until evenly distributed. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

2.  Allow the filets mignons to stand at room temperature for 10 to 20 minutes before grilling. Lightly brush or spray both sides with oil. Season evenly with the salt and pepper. Grill over Direct High heat until cooked to your desired doneness, 8 to 10 minutes for medium-rare, turning once. Transfer each filet to a serving plate and place a tablespoon of the butter on top to melt. Serve warm.

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