Involtini-Style Filet Mignon

Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
This filet mignon of pork is split, rather like an involtini, and stuffed with grilled bacon, parsley and cheese.
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Last modified on: April 15th 2018

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For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 belly (streaky) bacon 4 slices belly (streaky) bacon
  • 2 olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 filet mignon (pork loin) 750 g filet mignon (pork loin)
  • 4 parsley parsley
  • 5 cheese cheese
  • 6 salt salt
  • 7 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 885 grams

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 20 min.
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Grill 4 slices belly (streaky) bacon (thinly sliced) in the oven at 390°F (200°C), for about 20 minutes until nicely browned and leave the oven on afterwards.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 4 min.
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a frying pan on high heat.

When really hot, add the filet mignon (after seasoning with salt and pepper) and fry briefly until browned all over.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Take the filet mignon out of the frying pan and split open by slicing across the middle, but do not cut right through the far side.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Fill with strips of bacon...

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
...some chopped parsley and thin shavings of cheese.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Fold the meat back over the filling and tie firmly in place with string to avoid it opening up during cooking.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Put in the oven on a roasting dish, baking tray or even in the pan, if this can go in the oven.

Stage 8 - 20 min.
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Cook for about 20 to 25 minutes.

Stage 9
Involtini-Style Filet Mignon
Undo the string, then serve in thick slices with your choice of accompaniment.
For the cheese, I reccommend Gruyère or, better still, Comté, but you can use whatever you prefer, of course.
Should be eaten immediately.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,091 Kcal or 12,941 Kj138 gr0 gr282 gr
155 %53 %0 %43 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
349 Kcal or 1,461 Kj16 gr0 gr32 gr
17 %6 %0 %5 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
773 Kcal or 3,236 Kj35 gr0 gr71 gr
39 %13 %0 %11 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 14.91 €
  • Per person : 3.73 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Filet mignon (pork loin) Filet mignon (pork loin) : You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mexican-style pork medallions , Larded pork tenderloin, Cajun pork with rice., Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce, Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables , ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Bacon and cabbage omelette, Hamburgers, Stuffed pumpkin gratin, Country-style spring pasta, Ardennes Salad, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Minestrone, Vol-au-vent, Tomato pesto, Raw beetroot salad, Fish fillet with preserved lemons, ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Grilled cheese, Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses, French toast "cordon bleu", Endive and cheese salad with croutons, The strange gratin, ... All
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