Maine Lobster-Stuffed Filet Mignon

Maine Lobster-Stuffed Filet Mignon
Staff Writer

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Filet is a very common centerpiece for many holiday tables, but this recipe takes it to a whole new level, stuffing it with fresh spinach leaves and whole lobster tails for an elegant spin on the beef dish.  

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Ingredients

  • 4  Pounds  filet mignon, center cut
  • cooked lobsters, meat removed from the shell, whole tail, and claws
  • 1  Cup  spinach, cooked, cooled, and chopped
  • 1/4  Cup  olive oil
  • 2  Tablespoons  butter
  • shallots, whole
  • cloves garlic, whole
  • sprigs thyme

Directions

Remove the meat from the refrigerator about 20 minutes before starting to let it come to room temperature. 

Preheat open to 400 degrees. 

Butterfly the beef and season all sides with salt and pepper. Lay the chopped spinach all around the inside. Cut the obster tails in 1/2 lengthwise, lay in a strip in the center of the butterflied filet mignon. Roll up like a cigar and tie with butchers twine creating a tight roulade-style beef roast.

In a large sauté pan heat to medium-high, add a thin layer of olive oil. Sear the beef on all sides, add the remaining ingredients, and place in oven and roast for 15 minutes for medium-rare.

Let the meat rest for 10 minutes on a plate tented with foil before slicing. 

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
133g
100%
Sugar
14g
16%
Saturated Fat
47g
100%
Cholesterol
888mg
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
242g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
28µg
4%
Vitamin B-12
39µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
4mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
35µg
39%
Calcium, Ca
151mg
15%
Choline, total
838mg
100%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
57µg
14%
Iron, Fe
31mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
213mg
67%
Niacin
34mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
9mg
100%
Phosphorus, P
1841mg
100%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
254µg
100%
Sodium, Na
784mg
52%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
638g
24%
Zinc, Zn
94mg
100%

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