Maine Lobster-Stuffed Filet Mignon

Maine Lobster-Stuffed Filet Mignon
Staff Writer
Charlie Palmer Steak Reno

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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2
Servings
2015
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 4 Pounds filet mignon, center cut
  • 2 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
  • 4 shallots, whole
  • 5 cloves garlic, whole
  • 2 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
134g
100%
Sugar
23g
26%
Saturated Fat
66g
100%
Cholesterol
631mg
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
31g
24%
Protein
174g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
61µg
9%
Vitamin B-12
27µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
4mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
16µg
18%
Calcium, Ca
111mg
11%
Choline, total
636mg
100%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
30µg
8%
Iron, Fe
22mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
186mg
58%
Niacin
30mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
7mg
100%
Phosphorus, P
1622mg
100%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
193µg
100%
Sodium, Na
755mg
50%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
698g
26%
Zinc, Zn
67mg
100%

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