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Easy Filet Mignon with Blue Cheese Crumbles

Easy Filet Mignon with Blue Cheese Crumbles

  • Author: The Hungry Waitress
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes


This Easy Filet Mignon with Blue Cheese Crumbles makes a perfect special occasion dinner!


  • 2 beef filets (6-8oz)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt, divided
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons blue cheese crumbles, divided


  1. An hour before cook time, take the steaks out of the fridge
  2. Pat them down with a paper towel until they are dry
  3. Rub 1/2 teaspoon of salt all over each steak
  4. Leave the steaks at room temperature for an hour before cooktime
  5. In a skillet (cast iron works perfectly) heat up 1/4 cup olive oil and 3 Tablespoons of butter over medium high
  6. Carefully pace the room temperature steaks into the hot skillet
  7. For medium rare shoot for about 5-7 minutes of searing on each side
  8. Top each steak with 1 Tablespoon of blue cheese crumbles
  9. Remove the steaks from the skillet, and cover them with aluminum foil.
  10. Let them rest for at least 10 minutes before serving!
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes

Keywords: easy filet mignon recipe, filet mignon with blue cheese, steak recipe