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.
35,4073.7/5 for 22 ratings
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Last modified on: April 15th 2018

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Stage 1 - 20 min.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Fill with strips of bacon...

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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...some chopped parsley and thin shavings of cheese.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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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.
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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.
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Cook for about 20 to 25 minutes.

Stage 9
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Undo the string, then serve in thick slices with your choice of accompaniment.

Remarks

For the cheese, I reccommend Gruyère or, better still, Comté, but you can use whatever you prefer, of course.

Keeping:

Should be eaten immediately.

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).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Pork loinPork loin: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce, Sautéed Pork with Peanuts, Larded pork tenderloin, Pork medallions with "full" turnips, Mexican-style pork medallions , ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Meatballs, Cassoulet, Larded pork tenderloin, Pâté de campagne, Potted meat (rillettes), ... All
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CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy potato galette with leeks, Hamburgers, Croque-monsieur complet, Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheeses, Truffade original, ... All

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