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Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon

 
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a paleo diet.paleo
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $0.39

$0.39 per serving

61 people like this recipe

61 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,paleo,primal,gluten free,dairy free,paleolithic,primal side dish
spoonacular Score:12%

Spoonacular Score: 12%

 

If you have approximately approximately 45 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon might be an excellent gluten free, dairy free, paleolithic, and primal recipe to try. One serving contains 98 calories, 3g of protein, and 9g of fat. This recipe serves 4. For 39 cents per serving, this recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe from Foodista has 61 fans. Head to the store and pick up salt& pepper, bacon, garlic, and a few other things to make it today. A couple people really liked this side dish. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 7%, which is very bad (but still fixable). If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon, Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon, and Honey Mustard Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon.

Ingredients

Servings:
4 inches
4 inches beef tenderloin steaks
beef tenderloin steaks
4 slice
4 slice smoked bacon
smoked bacon
2 large cloves
2 large cloves garlic
garlic
some
some Salt & Pepper
Salt & Pepper
4 inches beef tenderloin steaks
4 inches
beef tenderloin steaks
4 slice smoked bacon
4 slice
smoked bacon
2 large cloves garlic
2 large cloves
garlic
some Salt & Pepper
some
Salt & Pepper

Equipment

toothpicks
toothpicks
grill
grill
tongs
tongs
toothpicks
toothpicks
grill
grill
tongs
tongs


Instructions

Place the tenderloins on a large dish and wrap a slice of room temperature bacon around each filet, gently stretching the bacon if needed. Secure the ends of the bacon with a toothpick. Cut the garlic cloves in half and rub both sides of each filet with the cut ends of the garlic. Season well with salt and pepper on both sides. Pre-heat grill to very hot. With tongs, place each steak on the grill and for medium-rare cook for 3-4 minutes, rotating the steaks halfway through 90 degrees for nice grill marks. Turn the steaks over and cook another 3-4 minutes. Remove from the grill and let rest loosely covered for 5 minutes before removing toothpicks and serving. Serve as is or with sauted garlic mushrooms

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.39
Ingredient
4 inches beef tenderloin steaks
4 slices smoked bacon
2 large cloves garlic
Price
$0.29
$1.13
$0.13
$1.56

Tips

Health Tips

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • Don't make the mistake of assuming turkey bacon is healthier than pork bacon. Read the labels and look for short ingredient lists (not too many artificial ingredients, preservatives, and other additives). If you're watching your sodium intake, pay attention to that too. It is also important to note that the American Institute for Cancer Research has stated the consumption of ANY processed meat could increase your risk of developing cancer. Although it is not yet clear what causes the increased cancer risk, it could be the preservatives or other chemicals commonly used during processing.

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • If you have too much bacon (is this even possible?) you can freeze individual slices by laying them between sheets of wax paper. Even better, you can put them on a single sheet of wax paper and roll the paper in such a way that you can just unroll it later and remove however many slices you want.

  • Surprising tip: you will end up with better bacon if you add water to the skillet when cooking it on the stovetop. For large amounts of bacon, you can also prepare bacon in the oven.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
97k Calories
3g Protein
8g Total Fat
0.78g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
97k
5%

Fat
8g
14%

  Saturated Fat
2g
19%

Carbohydrates
0.78g
0%

  Sugar
0.02g
0%

Cholesterol
16mg
5%

Sodium
195mg
9%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
3g
7%

Selenium
5µg
8%

Vitamin B3
1mg
5%

Vitamin B6
0.09mg
5%

Vitamin B1
0.07mg
4%

Phosphorus
39mg
4%

Zinc
0.38mg
3%

Vitamin B12
0.13µg
2%

Potassium
58mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.15mg
1%

Manganese
0.03mg
1%

Vitamin B2
0.02mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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