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Got a special occasion coming up? A delicious steak dinner is a great way to celebrate! On the menu – lean, healthy Filet Mignon.
The Filet Mignon (also known as the Tenderloin Steak) is the most tender steak, lean yet succulent, with a fine buttery texture. Steak cut from the Tenderloin, the least exercised and most tender cut. Sold boneless, this steak also meets government guidelines for lean.
The area below the backbone is home to some of the most tender and popular cuts of beef, such as the Tenderloin, Strip Steak, T-Bone and Porterhouse Steaks. Loin cuts are great prepared on the grill or under a broiler.
The Filet Mignon is also known as: Beef Loin, Tenderloin Steak, Side Muscle Off, Skinned; Beef Tender Steak; Butt Tenderloin; Chateaubriand; Chateaubriand Filet De Boeuf; Filet De Boeuf; Filet Mignon; Filet Steak; Fillet de Boeuf; Fillet Steak; Medallions; Short Tenderloin; Tenderloin Medallion; Tenderloin Steak, Side Muscle Off, Skinned
BEEF TENDERLOIN STEAKS WITH BLUE CHEESE TOPPING
- 4 beef Tenderloin Steaks cut 1 inch thick (about 1 pound)
- 1 large clove garlic halved
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
- 2 tablespoons cream cheese
- 4 teaspoons crumbled blue cheese
- 4 teaspoons plain yogurt
- 2 teaspoons minced onion
- Dash ground white pepper
- Combine topping ingredients in small bowl. Rub beef Tenderloin Seaks with garlic.
- Place steaks on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 13 to 16 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once. One to two minutes before steaks are done, top evenly with topping.
- Cook’s Tip: To grill, place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 10 to 14 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. One minute before steaks are done, top evenly with topping.
- Season with salt; sprinkle with parsley.