Reverse Seared Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon!

Bacon wrapped tenderloin with compound butter is a great way to infuse flavor into a lean cut!

 Look, we'll be honest here. We're usually ribeye folks. But that doesn't mean we can't branch out a little bit here and there. Filet mignon is usually thought of as super tender but not a lot of flavor. Well, what better way to prove that wrong than on date night?

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 You'll Need:

    • Beef Tenderloins (Filet Mignon)


Ingredients for Compound Butter

  • 1 cup butter, room temp
  • The following, minced and added to taste
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Parsley
  • Garlic
  • Shallot


  • Preheat smoker to 200 degrees 
  • With a toothpick, wrap bacon around steaks and pin to keep in place
  • Season with salt & pepper (or steak rub of choice) and let rest for 30min
  • Add steaks to smoker and remove once steaks internal temp hits 120 degrees
  • Once removed, let sit while you prepare a cast iron skillet on high heat
  • Place steaks on skillet for a hard sear and place a medallion of compound butter on top. After 1 minute, flip the steak to have the butter side down
  • Baste constantly for 1 minute, then remove steak and let rest for a few minutes

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