Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon Recipe

The Filet Mignon is the ultimate symbol of refined indulgence. Filet Mignon is a special-occasion classic. For this best lean and singular cut of meat, you can certainly get away with this most simple recipe.

Serves 2 | Prep Time: 15 min | Cooking Time: 15 min


• 2 filet mignons, (about 1 1/2 inches thick) ready tied by Olivier’s

• Coarse salt and very coarsely ground pepper

• 2 teaspoons olive oil

• Red Wine Sauce or Truffle Butter for serving (optional)


1. Season filets very generously on all sides with salt and pepper (especially

pepper), patting in firmly

2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high. Cook filets until desired doneness, 3

to 5 minutes per side (depending on thickness) for medium-rare

3. Remove strings from filets, and serve with Red Wine Sauce or top with

Truffle Butter for it’s fancy flavour and aroma, if desired.

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