Balsamic Filet Mignon

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 261
Total Fat 14.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Sodium 207 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 23.5 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Beef tenderloin, trimmed ½ pound
Salt 1/8 teaspoon
Dash of freshly ground pepper
Balsamic vinegar ½ cup
Sugar 1 tablespoon
Olive oil 2 teaspoons
  1. Directions
  2. Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour balsamic vinegar into a small sauce pan. Add sugar and heat over medium-high heat until reduced to about 2 tablespoons, stirring regularly.
  4. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook for about 3-5 minutes on each side, or until desired degree of doneness.
  5. Place steaks on serving plates and drizzle with balsamic sauce.
Exchanges
3.5 lean meats; 0.5 starches; 1 fat
Side Suggestions: Garlic-sautéed Spinach
Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a medium sized non-stick skillet. Add 1 minced garlic clove and cook until just fragrant, about 1 minute. Add 10 ounces spinach (about 8 cups, packed) and stir until just wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Side Suggestions: Rice Pilaf

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