Special occasion? You can't go wrong with melt in your mouth filet mignon. This simple recipe will let you enjoy the tender cut meat in all its delicious glory.
2 (4-6 ounce) filet mignon steaks
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to taste
salt to taste
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 Tablespoons apple juice
1. Sprinkle freshly ground pepper over both sides of each steak, and sprinkle with salt to taste.
2. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place steaks in hot pan, and cook for 1 minute on each side, or until browned. Reduce heat to medium-low, and add balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, and apple juice. Cover, and cook for 4 minutes on each side, basting with sauce when you turn the meat over.
3. Remove steaks to two warmed plates, spoon one tablespoon of glaze over each, and serve immediately.