Balsamic Filet Mignon
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories261Total Fat14.5 gSaturated Fat4.5 gSodium207 mgTotal Carbohydrate10 gDietary Fiber0 gProtein23.5 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresBeef tenderloin, trimmed½ poundSalt1/8 teaspoonDash of freshly ground pepperBalsamic vinegar½ cupSugar1 tablespoonOlive oil2 teaspoons
  • Directions
  • Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper.
  • Pour balsamic vinegar into a small sauce pan. Add sugar and heat over medium-high heat until reduced to about 2 tablespoons, stirring regularly.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook for about 3-5 minutes on each side, or until desired degree of doneness.
  • Place steaks on serving plates and drizzle with balsamic sauce.

  • Exchanges
    3.5 lean meats; 0.5 starches; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Garlic-sautéed Spinach
    Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a medium sized non-stick skillet. Add 1 minced garlic clove and cook until just fragrant, about 1 minute. Add 10 ounces spinach (about 8 cups, packed) and stir until just wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

    Side Suggestions: Rice Pilaf

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