Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon
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Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

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Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon is a steakhouse classic you can easily make at home. Grilling steak wrapped with bacon combines their juices for a savory, tender steak with a touch of crispiness and irresistible flavor. Top it with compound butter and it’s, well…did we already say irresistible?

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Ingredients

For the Filets
4
beef filet steaks, 2 1/2 inches thick
3
tablespoon coarse sea salt
3
tablespoon fresh ground black pepper
2
tablespoon dried onion flakes
4-8
strips of bacon
For the Compound Butter
16
ounces butter, softened
2
tablespoons oregano
1
tablespoon minced garlic
1/2
tablespoon hot pepper flakes
1
lemon, zested

Directions

1

Season the steaks on both sides with sea salt, pepper and onion flakes. Wrap 1 or 2 slices of bacon around each steak and tie securely using butcher string. You can also secure using toothpicks.

2

Combine butter, oregano, garlic, hot pepper flakes and lemon zest in a medium-size bowl.

3

Spoon mixture onto parchment paper or plastic wrap. Roll into a log with about 2 inches in diameter.

4

Chill in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes.

5

Preheat grill to 450°F.

6

Grill the steaks over high heat for 5 to 6 minutes per side with the lid closed.

7

Flip the steaks a quarter turn so that the bacon faces the grate. Rotate and grill for 15 seconds per side or until the bacon is brown and lightly crisp.

8

Use an instant read thermometer toward the end of the cook to achieve desired doneness: 120°F for rare, 130°F for medium rare. Remove steaks from the grill and let rest.

9

While the steaks are resting, cut compound butter into 1/8  to 1/4-inch thick slices and place one on each steak. Let the butter melt over the steaks for 8 to 10 minutes before serving.

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  • thela | Feb 25, 2019

    do it to 115* ,then let it sit.

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