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Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon

 Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon
Here's a perfectly elegant entree for you and someone special. They'll be impressed with the flavor…you'll love that it's so fast and easy! —Shane Harris, Abingdon, Virginia
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lump crabmeat, drained
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted
  • 2 beef tenderloin steaks (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the crabmeat, cheese, onion and butter.
  • Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. Cut a horizontal slit through
  • each steak to within 1/2 in. of the opposite side, forming a pocket.
  • Fill with 1/2 cup crab mixture. Secure with kitchen string if
  • necessary.
  • Broil 4 in. from the heat for 7-9 minutes on each side or until meat
  • reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read
  • 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand for 5
  • minutes before serving. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 stuffed filet equals 318 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 113 mg cholesterol, 506 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 45 g protein.