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Porcini-Crusted Filet Mignon with Fresh Herb Butter
Porcini-Crusted Filet Mignon with Fresh Herb Butter
(Filetto Mignon In Crosta Porcini Con Burro Alle Erbe Fresche)
 
 
Ingredients:

3/4 cup (1 and 1/2 sticks) butter, room temperature
3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 and 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
1 small garlic clove, pressed
1 and 1/2-ounce package dried porcini mushrooms
Six 1-inch thick filet mignon steaks 

Directions:

Mix first 4 ingredients in small bowl for herb butter.

Season butter to taste with salt and pepper.

Process dried porcini mushrooms in spice grinder to fine powder.

Transfer powder to plate.

Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper.

Press steaks into porcini powder to coat both sides well.

Melt 2 tablespoons herb butter in heavy large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Add steaks to skillet and cook to desired doneness, about 6 minutes per side for medium-rare.

Transfer steaks to plates.

Spoon rounded tablespoon of herb butter atop each steak and serve. Makes 6 servings.

That's it!
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