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Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon: A Must-Try Recipe For Your Next Dinner Party

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Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon: A Must-Try Recipe For Your Next Dinner Party

Bacon-wrapped filet mignon is the best of both worlds: you get to enjoy a tender, juicy cut of beef wrapped in the salty crispiness that only bacon can provide. It is an explosion of umami worth every calorie.

Preparing this restaurant-style dish at home is incredibly simple. One must begin with quality ingredients and the rest will follow. Give our bacon-wrapped filet mignon recipe a try and you'll get great results each time.

Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon Recipe

Before getting started allow the filet mignon to reach room temperature. This will result in a better sear and flavor. Then follow these easy steps:

  • Preheat the oven to 450F.
  • Wrap each filet mignon with a slice of bacon. The bacon may be secured with a toothpick or twine.
  • Season the filet mignon liberally with salt and pepper.
  • Sear the filet mignon on each side over medium-high heat.  Use a cast iron skillet or oven-proof skillet.
  • Place the bacon wrapped filet mignon in the oven and cook for 5 minutes on each side for medium-rare. 
  • Allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Alternate Method for Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

You can also prepare the bacon-wrapped filet mignon on the grill. This will give your meat an irresistible smoky flavor. Here is how to do it:

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