Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon with Blue Cheese and Cherry Sauce
 
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2, 6 ounce filet mignons
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Blue cheese crumbled
  • Two slices Farmland Smoked Bacon
Cherry Sauce
  • 1 cup cherries, pitted and sliced in half
  • ¼ cup water
  • cornstarch
  • Fresh basil leaves
Instructions
  1. To prepare the cherry sauce, add cherries to a small sauce pan with ¼ cup of water. Place over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Simmer on low for about 3 minutes.
  2. Next, mix 1 teaspoon cornstarch with two tablespoons of water. Add to the simmering cherries and stir. Continue to simmer until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in fresh basil; set aside.
  3. To prepare filets, start grill and bring to high heat.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over filets and season with pepper and a little salt. Careful not to over season with salt. Next, wrap each filet with Farmland Smoked Bacon and seal with a toothpick.
  5. Grill filets for about 5 minutes on each side depending on thickness for medium rare. Remove and sprinkle with blue cheese. Gently tent foil over top of filets and let rest for about 10 minutes before serving with cherry sauce. Enjoy.
Recipe by Stuck On Sweet at https://www.stuckonsweet.com/bacon-wrapped-filet-mignon-blue-cheese-cherry-sauce/