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Caprese Grilled Filet Mignon Recipe

Caprese Grilled Filet Mignon RecipeIngredients

  • 4 6-8 oz cuts of filet mignon beef.  You can also use other cuts of steak, just make sure you marinade and tenderize them properly.
  • Freshly ground pepper and salt 
  • Olive oil
  • 1-2 roma tomatoes, sliced about ¼ inch thick (you’ll need eight slices)
  • About 4 oz fresh mozzarella, cut into four slices
  • About eight fresh basil leaves
  • Reduced balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Season filets with salt and pepper and lightly brush with olive oil
  2. Heat grill to high. Place steaks on grill, reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Flip and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Reduce to low, top with one tomato slice, one basil leaf, one slice mozzarella, another basil leaf, and another slice of tomato.
  5. Close the cover and grill for another 3-5 minutes or to desired doneness.
  6. Remove to a platter, let rest for at least 5 minutes, drizzle with olive oil and reduced balsamic vinegar before serving.

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