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Filet Mignon with Roquefort and Red Leaf

filet-mignon-roquefort-red-leaf RecipeSara Remington

Ingredients

  • 2 large Yukon Gold potatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 thyme sprigs
  • 2 rosemary sprigs, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sliced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 (6-ounce) prime filet mignon steaks
  • 2 heads red leaf lettuce, leaves separated
  • 2 large tomatoes, quartered and sliced
  • 1/4 pound Roquefort blue cheese, crumbled

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375° and grill to high.

2. Toss first 4 ingredients (through rosemary sprigs); place on a baking sheet. Roast the potatoes for 25 minutes or until golden; set aside.

3. Combine vinegar and next 6 ingredients (through sugar) in a blender. Add 1/2 cup oil in a thin stream; blend. Add 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper; set aside.

4. While potatoes roast, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté onion 10-12 minutes or until caramelized; set aside.

5. Season steaks with remaining salt and pepper. Reduce grill to medium-high; cook steaks for about 7 minutes per side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove from grill; let rest 3 minutes before slicing into 1-inch cubes.

6. Toss lettuce with tomato and blue cheese; add the potatoes and onion. Drizzle with dressing; toss. Top with steak; serve.

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  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak and about 2 cups salad)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:441
Fat per serving:27g
Saturated fat per serving:6g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:14g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:5g
Protein per serving:23g
Carbohydrates per serving:27g
Fiber per serving:4g
Cholesterol per serving:57mg
Iron per serving:3mg
Sodium per serving:390mg
Calcium per serving:161mg

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