Filet Mignon with Lemon Asparagus

Filet Mignon with Lemon Asparagus


  • 1 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steak, trimmed (1 inch thick)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
  • Dash of freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 ounces asparagus spears
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Dash of salt


Heat a small, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle both sides of steak with 1/8 teaspoon salt, paprika, and pepper. Add steak to pan, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Steam asparagus, covered, 3 minutes. Drizzle juice evenly over asparagus, and sprinkle with dash of salt. Serve with steak.

  • Yield: 1 serving

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 219
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 42%
Fat per serving: 10.3g
Saturated fat per serving: 4.1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.6g
Protein per serving: 26.2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 5.7g
Fiber per serving: 2.4g
Cholesterol per serving: 70mg
Iron per serving: 4.2mg
Sodium per serving: 503mg
Calcium per serving: 32mg