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Filet Mignon With Figs And Bleu Cheese

Ingredients
  Filet mignon 8 Ounce
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh rosemary 1 Tablespoon, chop
  Figs 4 Medium, quartered
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Bleu cheese 1 Teaspoon
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Cracked pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. Rub the filet mignon with olive oil, rosemary, salt and pepper.
2. In a hot skillet, caramelize the seasoned filet mignon for 5-8 minutes on each side.
3. Set the meat aside to rest once done to rest.
4. In the same skillet, add the quartered figs and saute for 2 minutes.
5. Deglaze with balsamic vinegar and honey and reduce the liquid. Season with salt and pepper.

SERVING
6. Serve the fillet mignon with the fig glaze on top. Garnish with blue cheese and serve with a Cabernet Sauvignon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Gourmet
Drink: 
Wine
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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