Many think filet mignon is reserved for the professionals to prepare, but we’re here to tell you that you, too, can make the Best-Ever Filet Mignon right in your very own home. The Best-Ever Filet Mignon is perfect for a date night in, or any time you want to celebrate life a little. You’ll love the succulent, rich, juicy flavors of this dish. Serve with your favorite sides (we love mashed potatoes and asparagus!) for a delicious and special meal.

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Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) filet mignons
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, roughly chopped

Directions

Step 1 -Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2 -Allow steaks to sit out on the counter for about 30 minutes, bringing them to room temperature.

Step 3 -Place them on a cutting board and season generously with the salt and the pepper on both sides.

Step 4 -In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the oil until just before the smoking point.

Step 5 -Add the steaks until very seared, about 5 minutes.

Step 6 -Flip the steaks over and add the butter and the rosemary.

Step 7 -Baste with the herb-butter and cook for another 3-5 minutes.

Step 8 -Transfer skillet to oven and allow to cook to your preferred doneness, about 5 minutes for medium-rare reaching 135 degrees F. Check every couple of minutes so you don’t risk overcooking.

Step 9 -Allow the steaks to rest for a few minutes, and serve!