Spicy Filet Mignon with Grilled Sweet Onion

 

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 filet and 1/4 cup onion mixture)

Total: 20 Minutes

 

Ingredients:

•  Cooking spray

•  2 cups vertically sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion

•  1/8 teaspoon salt

•  1/8 teaspoon black pepper

•  1 teaspoon garlic powder

•  1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

•  1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

•  1/4 teaspoon salt

•  1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

•  1/4 teaspoon black pepper

•  4 (4-ounce) filets mignons

 

Preparation:

1.  Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Cook 8 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from pan; keep warm.

2.  Combine garlic powder and next 5 ingredients (through 1/4 teaspoon black pepper) in a small bowl. Sprinkle garlic mixture over both sides of beef. Add beef to pan. Grill 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with onion mixture.

 

Robyn Webb, Cooking Light

MAY 2005

 

Source: CookingLight