Maytag Blue Cheese-Crusted Bison Filet Mignon

Maytag Blue Cheese-Crusted Bison Filet Mignon
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Maytag Bleu Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon

Bison Council

Maytag Bleu Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon

This takes the traditional combination of beef filet mignon and blue cheese and gives it a spin by substituting bison.

4
Servings
168
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Recommended Garnishes: Potato frittes

Serving Size: 7.7 ounces (217 grams)

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

For the filet mignon

  • Four 6-ounce bison filet mignon
  • 5  Tablespoons  butter
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 4  Ounces  Maytag blue cheese

Directions

For the filet mignon

Preheat broiler. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle both sides of steaks with salt and a generous amount of ground black pepper. Add to skillet and cook about 4 minutes per side for medium doneness.Transfer steaks to a broiler pan and top each with 1 ounce blue cheese. Place on top rack of oven and broil until a light crust forms on the cheese. Remove from oven and place on a serving platter; keep warm. In the same skillet you cooked the steaks, return to medium-high heat and add remaining 4 tablespoons of butter. Melt butter and cook until it begins to turn a light brown color. Remove from heat and spoon over crusted steaks.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
19%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
11g
8%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
85µg
12%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
20mg
2%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
3µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
25mg
4%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
256mg
17%
Water
16g
1%

Blue Cheese Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Blue Cheese Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.