Filet Mignon with Capers

Capers are so salty you donʼt need to add any additional salt. This elegant recipe is perfect for a romantic dinner for two.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 filet mignon steaks (6 oz. each)
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. tiny capers, rinsed
  • ⅓ cup dry red wine
  • 2 tsp. mustard

Directions

  • Trim excess fat from the steaks and sprinkle with pepper. Heat grapeseed oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook until they can be moved and the bottom is browned, about 4–5 minutes. Carefully turn steaks and add garlic to the pan.
  • Cook steaks 4 minutes longer for medium rare, 5 minutes longer for medium, and 6 minutes longer for medium-well done. Remove steaks from pan and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Drain capers and add to drippings in skillet along with wine. Bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen drippings. Boil for 1 minute to reduce slightly. Then turn off the heat, whisk in the mustard, and serve sauce with steaks.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 filet mignon steaks (6 oz. each)
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. tiny capers, rinsed
  • ⅓ cup dry red wine
  • 2 tsp. mustard

Directions

  • Trim excess fat from the steaks and sprinkle with pepper. Heat grapeseed oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook until they can be moved and the bottom is browned, about 4–5 minutes. Carefully turn steaks and add garlic to the pan.
  • Cook steaks 4 minutes longer for medium rare, 5 minutes longer for medium, and 6 minutes longer for medium-well done. Remove steaks from pan and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Drain capers and add to drippings in skillet along with wine. Bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen drippings. Boil for 1 minute to reduce slightly. Then turn off the heat, whisk in the mustard, and serve sauce with steaks.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories380
Total Fat21g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium370mg
Total Carbohydrate3g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars0g
Protein36g