Perfect Filet Mignon with Garlic & Herb Compound Butter

Filet mignon is truly the king of meats, and as such, we tend to feel that less really is more. We’ve highlighted this sumptuous cut with fresh herbs, garlic, and plenty of butter for a steak that positively oozes luxury even before you take a bite. Easy and impressive – our favorite!

  • Serves: 2 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 Oliver’s Choice Filet Mignon Steaks
  • 1/2 c. Room-Temperature Butter, divided in half
  • 2 cloves Garlic, sliced
  • 2 sprigs Fresh Rosemary
  • 2 sprigs Fresh Thyme
  • 2 tbsp. Fresh Rosemary, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic, grated
  • Salt & Black Pepper


  1. In a small bowl, mix 4 tablespoons of butter, grated garlic, chopped rosemary, and parsley. Season liberally with salt and pepper, and mix to combine. Cover tightly and chill until set.

  2. Pat filet mignon steaks with paper towels to remove excess moisture, then season liberally with salt and pepper. Heat a dry cast iron skillet until hot, then melt in 2 tablespoons of butter in skillet, swirling to coat. When skillet is very hot but not smoking, lay filet mignon steaks in pan. Sear without moving steaks for 3 to 4 minutes, then flip. Allow steak to sear again for about 3-4 minutes at 2 minutes, add 2 additional tablespoons of butter, sliced garlic, and herb sprigs. Spoon seasoned butter over steaks for remaining cooking time to further brown steaks.

  3. Remove steaks from heat and allow to rest for at least 5 minutes. Top each steak with a tablespoon of garlic and herb compound butter before serving.

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