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How long should I cook filet mignon?

how long to cook filet mignon
Submitted by ejb24911

To skillet cook 1 pound of filet mignon cut 3/4-inch thick: In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add steaks; reduce heat to medium. Cook to desired doneness, turning once. Allow 7 to 9 minutes for medium-rare (145 degrees F) to medium (160 degrees F).

Here's a recipe to try:

Beef Tenderloin with Mushrooms

Ingredients

  • 4    beef tenderloin steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick (1 pound)
  • 1  tablespoon  Dijon-style mustard or coarse-grain brown mustard
  • 2  tablespoons  olive oil or roasted garlic olive oil
  • 2  4-ounce packages  sliced crimini, shiitake, or portobello mushrooms or one 8-ounce package sliced button mushrooms (about 3 cups)
  • 1/3  cup  dry red wine or sherry
  • 1  tablespoon  white wine Worcestershire sauce
  • 2  teaspoons  snipped fresh thyme

Directions

1. Trim fat from steaks. Spread mustard evenly over both sides of steaks. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add steaks; reduce heat to medium. Cook to desired doneness, turning once. Allow 7 to 9 minutes for medium-rare (145 degrees F) to medium (160 degrees F). Transfer steaks to a serving platter; keep warm.

2. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to drippings in skillet. Add mushrooms; cook and stir for 4 minutes. Stir in wine, Worcestershire sauce, and thyme. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Spoon over steaks.

3. Makes 4 servings

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