Herb-Crusted Filet Mignon

What You'll Need

  • 4 filet mignon, about 1 1/2 inches thick
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL thyme
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil and garlic in a covered microwave safe bowl for 50 to 60 seconds. Remove and allow to cool. Add herbs and stir. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  2. Place filet mignon into a shallow glass dish. Pour herb mixture over and turn steaks to coat. Cover and let marinate for 2 to 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Preheat grill for high heat. Right before placing steaks on grill, oil grill grates with a long pair of tongs, folded paper towels and oil.  Make 3 to 4 passes on grates.
  1. Remove steaks, and season both sides with salt and pepper. Place onto grill and cook for 5 to 6 minutes per side, or cook to desired doneness.
  2. Remove steaks from heat and let rest for at least five minutes.  Serve with grilled vegetables and mashed potatoes.
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