HOW TO MAKE GRILLED FILET MIGNON

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Grilled Filet Mignon w/ Gorgonzola Scallion Butter Recipe

Grilled Filet Mignon w/ Gorgonzola Scallion Butter Recipe
Grilled Filet Mignon Recipe Ingredients:
  • 4 filet mignons, each 1-1/2 inches thick
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon
  • cracked black pepper
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 4 tablespoons gorgonzola scallion compound butter (recipe follows)

Gorgonzola Scallion Compound Butter:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground fresh black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

GRILLED FILET MIGNON RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

1. First of all rub the ste`ks with olive oil and pepper. Set aside for 20 to 30 minutes until ready to grill.

2. Prepare a charcoal or gas grill. Lightly spray the grill rack with vegetable oil cooking spray. The coals should be moderately hot to hot.

3. Rub the salt into both sides of the steaks. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes on each side for rare meat or for 6-7 minutes for medium-rare meat. Brush a little more olive oil on the steaks after they are turned. Place a pat of the compound butter on top of each filet mignon as soon as it comes off the grill so that the butter begins to melt on top of the meat. Let the meat rest for a few minutes before serving

Gorgonzola Scallion Compound Butter:
1. Using a hand-held mixer or a mini food processor, blend the butter and Gorgonzola until smooth. Add the scallions, pepper, and vinegar and blend for about 1 minute longer until fully incorporated. Alternatively, mix the ingredients by hand.

2. Lay a piece of plastic wrap on the countertop. Scrape the butter onto the plastic and, using the plastic wrap as a guide, form the butter into a log. Fold the ends closed and refrigerate until ready to use. Enjoy the filet mignon !
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