Traeger Kitchen


Reverse Seared Filet Mignon With Red Wine Reduction

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

We’re smoking tender filet mignon wrapped with bacon, then cranking the grill up for a wood-fired sear and finishing it all off by drizzling on a homemade, red wine reduction sauce.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 2 filet mignon steaks

  • 2 Slices bacon

  • Traeger Prime Rib Rub

Red Wine Reduction

  • 1 Tablespoon butter

  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 Cup red wine

  • 1/2 Cup beef stock

  • 1 Teaspoon chopped rosemary

  • 1 Tablespoon cold butter

  • salt

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    Grill225 ˚F

  • 2

    Wrap each filet with a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Season liberally with Traeger Prime Rib Rub.

    Ingredients

    • 2 filet mignon steaks

    • 2 Slices bacon

    • As Needed Traeger Prime Rib Rub

  • 3

    Place steaks directly on the grill grate and cook until the internal temperature reaches 115℉, start checking after about 20 minutes.

    Grill225 ˚F

    Probe115 ˚F

  • 4

    Remove steaks from grill and set aside. Increase grill temperature to 500℉ and preheat 10 minutes.

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 5

    For the Red Wine Reduction Sauce: In a sauté pan over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter and shallots and sauté until translucent. Add red wine and beef stock and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat and let simmer until reduced by half. Add rosemary, remove from heat and whisk in 1 tablespoon cold butter. Season with salt to taste.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Tablespoon butter

    • 1 shallot, thinly sliced

    • 1/2 Cup red wine

    • 1/2 Cup beef stock

    • 1 Teaspoon chopped rosemary

    • 1 Tablespoon cold butter

    • To Taste salt

  • 6

    When grill is preheated, place steaks back on the grill and sear for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature reaches 125℉ for medium-rare.

    Grill500 ˚F

    Probe125 ˚F

  • 7

    Remove from grill and let rest 5 to 7 minutes before serving.
  • 8

    Serve steaks with your favorite sides and a spoonful of red wine reduction sauce over the top. Enjoy!