Mock Filets

Mock Filets


"This recipe cooks up a nice mock steak and the bacon wrapping gives these 'steaks' a wonderful flavor."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 404 cals

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Original recipe yields 6 servings



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  • Calories:
  • 404 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 26.9 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 20.1 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 136 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 1205 mg
  • 48%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat your oven's broiler.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix ground beef and bread crumbs. Add eggs, onion, salt and pepper; mix well. Shape into 6 thick patties. Wrap bacon around the outside rim of each patty, and secure with a toothpick or kitchen string.
  3. Place on rack in broiler pan or casserole dish and broil 5 inches from heat source for 10 minutes. Take out of oven and turn patties over.
  4. Mix ketchup, brown sugar and mustard in small bowl. Spoon over patties, and return to broil for 5 minutes longer or until meat is firm, and no longer pink in the center.
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I tried these last night for the first time. Before I cook a recipe I read all the reviews to get ideas of how I may want to amend it. I dropped the bread crumbs (Italian) to 1.2 C per pound, added in a few splashes of Worcestershire sauce, dribbled in a touch of Tobasco Chipotle (it gets hot quickly!), a few passes of Adobo seasoning, and about 2 cloves of fresh garlic per pound. I also added a few squeezes of Deli Mustard. The twist I did was I added ALL the ingredients to the beef- including the sauce ingredients. Wrapped with bacon, and grilled. They were excellent!! Yes, I admit that adding the sauce ingredients was a bit of an accident as I had a child or two continually vying for attention. :) I made up 5 lbs of this using my Kitchen Aid and now I have 4 more meals in the freezer ready to be cooked. Very good!


I made these on my grill and they worked out great. The sauce is what really makes these outstanding, not the bacon. I also added a 1/2 tsp of minced garlic to the recipe.


My husband took his first bite of his "filet" tonight, and immediately said, "This is a five star recipe -- I can tell after the first bite." So I'm dutifully listing it at five stars. :) It is quite good and really simple to make -- it's got a bit of a "meatloaf" quality to it (in a good way), but it looks more elegant. I used pre-cooked bacon to wrap the patties, as we prefer crispy bacon. Other than the bacon, I followed the recipe exactly.