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Stuffed Filet Mignon Bites

Stuffed Filet Mignon Bites

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    8 m
  • Ready In

    2 h 23 m
MattR

MattR

Bite-sized cuts of filet mignon are stuffed with jalapeno-spiked cream cheese, wrapped in bacon, and grilled. This dish is very popular with our tailgating crowd at football games. Its very easy to prepare and only takes a few minutes to grill.

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  • Calories:
  • 393 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 32.1 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 20.1 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 1250 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Slice the steaks into 1/2-inch wide strips. Pound the strips to about half their original thickness. Place the steak in a bowl; pour the Italian dressing over the meat; allow to marinate at least 2 hours.
  2. Mix together the cream cheese and jalapeno pepper in a bowl; set aside. Remove the strips from the marinade and lay out on a flat surface. Spread about 1 teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture on each strip.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.
  4. Remove the strips from the marinade and lay on a flat surface. Spread about 1 teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture on each strip. Fold the meat around the cream cheese mixture to form a ball. Wrap each ball with a slice of bacon. Secure bacon with water-soaked toothpicks or metal skewers.
  5. Cook on preheated grill until steak is no longer pink, about 4 minutes per side.
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Les Miles
48

Les Miles

10/6/2008

Wow, this is definately one of the best steak dishes I have ever had and was an absolute HIT at my football party last weekend. I was a little suspicious of using filet mignon, but realized afterward that it works the best because it can be pounded smoother than regular steak (less fat). I was also amazed at how many strips you can get out of one filet! Remember to wet the skewers before you put them on the grill and make sure to wrap the bites up well so the cream cheese doesn't ooze out. Also, make sure to wrap SMALL bites, otherwise its way too hard to eat. The first time was a little experiment, but once you get this down, you will not be disappointed. Hope all this helps!

DBROUGH10
48

DBROUGH10

11/27/2007

Very good. Another way to cook is to put these under the broiler. I wrapped the bacon in the other direction than the steak wrap so it kept the cream cheese inside. Excellent recipe!! Thank you

Bethy
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Bethy

5/31/2008

I was a little scared to use filet to try this recipe out, but went ahead anyway. I'm glad I did, it was fantastic!! I think you could get similar results using a less expensive cut if you’re not willing to pay the price for filet. Me and the hubby generally like things spicy and I found the jalapeño to be just enough. Next time I think I'll add a bit more.

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