Filet Mignon with Horseradish Cream

The extra dollop of horseradish is for those who like a little more zest with their steaks. Prepare the sauce in advance to save time.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. bottled horseradish, slightly drained
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tsp. chopped parsley
  • ½ tsp. Kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 filet mignons (6 oz. each)
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh chives
  • Additional horseradish, for garnish

Directions

  • Mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, horseradish, pepper sauce, parsley, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Season the filets with salt and pepper. Cook, searing quickly over high heat, until the underside is browned, about 4 to 5 minutes for medium-rare. Flip the filets and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the filets to a plate and tent with tinfoil to keep warm. Let rest for 4 to 5 minutes to allow the juices to redistribute.
  • To serve, place the steaks on serving plates and dollop the sauce on top. Garnish with chives and additional horseradish, if desired.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. bottled horseradish, slightly drained
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tsp. chopped parsley
  • ½ tsp. Kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 filet mignons (6 oz. each)
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh chives
  • Additional horseradish, for garnish

Directions

  • Mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, horseradish, pepper sauce, parsley, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Season the filets with salt and pepper. Cook, searing quickly over high heat, until the underside is browned, about 4 to 5 minutes for medium-rare. Flip the filets and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the filets to a plate and tent with tinfoil to keep warm. Let rest for 4 to 5 minutes to allow the juices to redistribute.
  • To serve, place the steaks on serving plates and dollop the sauce on top. Garnish with chives and additional horseradish, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories440
Total Fat34g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol90mg
Sodium430mg
Total Carbohydrate2g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars2g
Protein30g