Ingredients:

  • 4 small beef tenderloin steaks cut 1 inch thick (3 to 4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 pound of mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 3 tbs dry red wine
  • 3 tbs green onions, finely chopped
  • 6 phyllo dough sheets, defrosted
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

 

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 F.
  2. Clean and finely dice mushrooms.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet heat Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil and cook the mushrooms until tender.
  4. Add red wine and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Chop up green onions, and add to the mushrooms.
  6. Add a thyme, salt and pepper.
  7. Remove the mushrooms from the skillet; and let them cool thoroughly.
  8. Now heat up the same skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  9. Season your fillet mignons heavily with salt and pepper. Make sure to hit both sides.
  10. Place the fillets in a hot skillet and sear for 3 minutes, turning once. You will not be cooking the fillets all the way through at this point your just searing the outside.
  11. Now on a flat surface, lay out the phyllo dough, butter each sheet thoroughly with melted butter and then stack them on top of each other.
  12. You will need 6 sheets of dough, cut in 6 sheets of dough cut into quarters, for each Wellington.
  13. Place about 2 tablespoons mushroom mixture in center of each portion; spread mixture to diameter of each steak.
  14. Place steaks on mushroom mixture and then top the filet with more mushrooms.
  15. Bring together all 4 corners of phyllo dough; twist tightly to close.
  16. Lightly butter the outside and place them on a greased baking tray.
  17. Bake them in a 425 F oven for 9 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  18. Let them rest for 5 minutes.