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Wood-Fired Filet Mignon

Wood-Fired Filet Mignon

By Traeger Kitchen

All this decadent cut demands is a little smoked salt, black pepper, and Traeger heat.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

11 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
12 oz Filet Mignon, cut into 2, 6 oz portions
1 Tablespoon smoked salt, or fine sea salt
1 Tablespoon freshly ground black pepper


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

  • 2

    Remove the steaks from the fridge and pat dry with a paper towel. Rub both sides of the steak generously with salt and pepper.

    •  12 oz Filet Mignon, cut into 2, 6 oz portions

    • 1 Tablespoon smoked salt, or fine sea salt

    • 1 Tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 3

    Insert the probe horizontally into the center of the steak. Place the steaks on the outer edge of the grill to achieve the best sear marks. Close the lid and cook for 8-10 minutes. Cook to an internal temperature of 142°F, then flip once and cook for an additional 1 minute.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    142 ˚F / 61 ˚C

  • 4

    Remove the steaks from the grill and allow to rest for 5-10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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