Filet Mignon with Red Wine Sauce

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Weight Watchers Recipe
4.5 Stars
Ratings (340)
7PointsPlus Value
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 18 min
Other time: 0 min
Serves: 2
Perfect for a Parisian-inspired Valentine’s Day. Serve with roasted asparagus, light creamed spinach or mashed potatoes with celery root.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Coat a grill pan (with sides) with cooking spray; set pan over medium-high heat.

  • Rub salt and pepper all over steak. When pan is hot, cook steak for about 4 minutes without flipping. Flip steak and cook for about 4 to 6 minutes more for medium doneness.

  • Remove steak to a cutting board and loosely cover with aluminum foil; let rest for at least 10 minutes (steak will continue to cook under foil).

  • While steak is resting, pour wine onto grill pan; increase heat to high. Reduce liquid by about 75%, scraping bottom and sides of pan while sauce is boiling (the thicker the sauce, the more flavor it will have), about 2 to 4 minutes. If any juice has seeped out of steak while it’s resting, add it to grill pan. Once sauce is reduced, add butter to pan; cook until just melted.

  • Very thinly slice steak against grain and place on plates; drizzle with sauce. Garnish with chives or parsley and serve with asparagus. Yields about 3 1/2 ounces steak, 1 tablespoon sauce and 1/2 of asparagus per serving.

Notes

  • You can use this recipe with any kind of steak (simply adjust the cooking time to accommodate the thickness).

 

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