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About this recipe

The Filet Mignon is a term from French gastronomy that refers mostly to pork tenderloin. In the culinary sense is understood as “tender filet”, although the literal translation would be “beautiful filet”. In American cuisine, filet mignon generally refers to the end of a beef tenderloin, usually a steer or heifer. This recipe of Filet mignon with Roquefort makes 4 servings, and has 205 calories. Cooking time is 15 minutes


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 beef tenderloin steaks (3 in. thick)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 oz. Roquefort cheese

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In 12-inch skillet, heat oil on high until hot. On waxed paper, evenly season steaks, on both sides, with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper.

Step 2

Add steaks to skillet and cook 10 minutes for medium-rare or until desired doneness, turning over once. Transfer steaks to 4 dinner plates; top with Roquefort.

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