Filet mignon with herb butter and rustic toast

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Filet mignon with herb butter and rustic toast
This dish is simply luxurious and an ideal meal to treat a meat lover on Valentine’s Day.

1 tbsp butter, slightly softened

3 tsp olive oil, divided

1 tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped

1 tbsp capers, rinsed and chopped

3 tsp oregano, divided

1 tsp lemon zest

1 tsp lemon juice

½ tsp freshly ground pepper

1 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, (1 finely chopped, 1 peeled and halved)

1kg filet mignon, trimmed and cut into 4 portions (from butcher)

4 slices rustic loaf

Green salad to serve

Preheat grill to high.

Mash the butter in a small bowl with the back of a spoon until soft and creamy.

Mix in 2 teaspoons of oil until combined.

Add the chives, capers, 1 teaspoon of oregano, ½ teaspoon lemon zest, lemon juice, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

Mix well, cover and place in the freezer to chill.

Combine the remaining oil, oregano, lemon zest, ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper, rosemary and garlic in a small bowl.

Rub on both sides of each portion of steak.

Rub both sides of bread with the halved garlic clove.

Grill the steak 3 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare.

Grill the bread until toasted on both sides and spread the butter over the steak and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving with a green salad.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
40 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Beef, Vegetables, Bread

Recipe Type
Dinner, Entertaining


Level of Difficulty

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