Filet Mignon and Mashed Potatoes

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 5 minutes
  • 2 servings

You don’t need to go to a restaurant to have an excellent filet mignon. You can make it by yourself. First, cook the sides, because filet mignon needs some to bring out the flavor in it. Mix together mashed potatoes, red and spring onion, milk, and butter. Then cover the beef with olive oil, onion flakes, and diced onion and grill it to perfection.

Ingredients Needed for Filet Mignon and Mashed Potatoes

For the veggie mixture: 3 potatoes
1 teaspoon olive oil
pink himalayan salt
pepper
¼ cup milk
1 ounce butter
½ red onion, diced
1 spring onion, chopped Preparing the beef: 1 pound beef tenderloin, sliced in two
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon onion flakes
pepper
½ red onion, diced
5 ounces of bacon, sliced For garnishing: 1 radish
lemon zest
5 ounces of lettuce

How to Cook Filet Mignon and Mashed Potatoes

  1. For the veggie mixture:
    Poke the potatoes using a fork, put them into a baking dish, sprinkle some salt and pour the olive oil over them. Roast for 40 minutes at 425⁰F/220⁰C.
  2. Remove the skin from the potatoes and add the pulp to a bowl. Mash them using a hand blender. Add the milk, butter, some salt, and pepper and mix all. Continue by adding part of the diced red onion and spring onion and mix some more. Set aside.
  3. Preparing the beef:
    Place the beef tenderloin on the work surface, drizzle the olive oil, cover with onion flakes and season with pepper. Wrap the two slices of bacon around each tenderloin piece. Grill for 7 minutes.
  4. Turn on the other side, add the remaining diced onion and grill again for 7 minutes.
  5. Serve the grilled beef and the onion mashed potatoes, garnished with radish slices, lettuce and lemon zest.

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