Valentine's Day Filet Mignon Dinner for Two

Valentine's Day Filet Mignon Dinner for Two

This fast, fancy, and flavorful recipe is the perfect Valentine's Day Filet Mignon Dinner for Two. A tried and true recipe I personally am putting to use this Valentine’s Day! 

What you will need:

Cooking Instructions:

The Steak (In a Cast Iron Skillet):

  1. Bring your two Filet Mignon steaks to room temperature and season well with Salt and Pepper and wrap extra thick cut bacon around filets, pinning them with tooth picks
  2. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit 
  3. Place 1/2 stick of butter, fresh thyme (to liking) and Fresh Rosemary (to liking) in a Cast Iron Skillet that is above a medium/high stove top flame
  4. Once the skillet is hot place the seasoned steaks in the skillet -- sear and baste steaks on each side for 4 minutes
  5. Place steaks in the oven for about 5 minutes or until the internal temperature is 130-140 degrees Fahrenheit for medium-rare
  6. Take the steaks out of the oven and remove the tooth picks that are holding the bacon in place -- let the steaks rest for 5 minutes before serving

The Pasta:

  1. Boil a medium pot of water --- remember to add salt to the water!
  2. Dice your fresh tomatoes into cubes that a size to your preference 
  3. Chop for basil into thick strands used as a garnish at the end of the process
  4. Dice 1/2 of the Fresh Mozzarella Ball into cubes to your preference to be tossed into the pasta at the end of the process
  5. Once the water is boiling place the Fresh Casarecce pasta into the boiling water and cook for 2 to 3 minutes 
  6. Removes the pot from the stove and strain out the water
  7. Immediately place the hot pasta into a serving bowl and add your Fresh Mozzarella and extra virgin olive oil (to preference)
  8. You will see the cheese soften and almost begin to melt
  9. Add your basil and fresh tomatoes to preference 
  10. Serve! Buon Apetito!
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