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Bacon-Wrapped Filet

Ingredients

  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 beef filet steak 8 to 10 ounces, 2 inches thick
  • 2 pieces of thick bacon
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat the over to 450 degrees.
  2. Mix extra virgin olive oil, salt and black pepper on a plate.
  3. Wrap each filet with bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  4. Rub steaks into seasoning on plate, all sides.
  5. Let meat marinade at room temperature for 30-45 minutes.
  6. Heat an oven safe skillet (metal or cast iron) over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil.
  7. When melted, add filet to skillet and sear on both sides, about 1 minute per side.
  8. Remove the skillet from the stove top and place into the oven.
  9. Cook until medium rare, 10-12 minutes.

  10. Remove from oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Republic of Bacon and Food Network