Best Ever Filet Mignon


  • 4 (6 ounce) filet mignon
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, roughly chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Allow steak to sit out on the counter for about 30 minutes, bringing it to room temperature.
  3. Place it on a cutting board and season generously with salt and pepper on both sides.
  4. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil until just before the smoking point.
  5. Add the steak until very seared, about 5 minutes.
  6. Flip the steak over and add the butter and rosemary.
  7. Baste with butter and cook for another 3 to 5 minutes.
  8. Transfer skillet to oven and cook until cooked to your liking, about 5 minutes for medium. Check every couple of minutes so you don’t risk overcooking.
  9. Allow to rest for a few minutes, and serve!

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