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Crab & Herb Cheese Filet Mignon

 Crab & Herb Cheese Filet Mignon
Save the money you’d spend on going out for surf and turf. Instead, treat your clan to thick-cut steaks stuffed with garlic-herb cheese spread and fresh crabmeat. It’s a home-cooked entree that looks and tastes like it came from a four-star restaurant! —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Broil: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh crabmeat
  • 1 package (6-1/2 ounces) garlic-herb spreadable cheese, divided
  • 4 beef tenderloin steaks (1 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Combine crab and 3/4 cup spreadable cheese in a small bowl. Cut a
  • horizontal pocket in each steak. Fill each pocket with 1/3 cup crab
  • mixture. Place steaks on a greased broiler pan. Sprinkle with salt
  • and pepper.
  • Broil 4 in. from the heat for 10 minutes on each side or until meat
  • reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read
  • 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°), spooning the
  • remaining cheese over steaks during the last 2 minutes of broiling.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 stuffed steak equals 558 calories, 34 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 197 mg cholesterol, 547 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 60 g protein.