Pan Seared Filet Mignon and Mashed Potatoes
- 8 ounces Idaho potatoes peeled and quartered
¼ cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoons cream cheese
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons scallions
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 (6-ounce) beef tenderloin filets
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ teaspoon kosher salt
- 2 whole garlic cloves
- 2 whole fresh thyme branches
- 1 whole fresh rosemary branch
- 2 tablespoons butter for basting
- 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
- 3 tablespoons brandy
¼ cup heavy cream
¼ cup beef stock
- 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
Mashed Potatoes Ingredients
Mashed Potatoes Directions
Add potatoes to NuWave Pressure Cooker along with just enough water to completely cover the potatoes.
Set NuWave PIC to High (425°F)
Cover Pressure Cooker and lock in push plate.
Turn pressure regulator to 2 for high pressure and cook potatoes for 8 minutes.
Once cooked carefully, release pressure then open lid drain potatoes and transfer to a bowl.
Smash potatoes until roughly smashed.
Add sour cream, cream cheese, butter, scallions, salt and pepper to bowl and mix to incorporate; set aside.
stir in butter and cheese.
Heat grill pan on Max/Sear for 3-5 minutes.
While pan heats, brush each steak with olive oil and sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.
Once hot, place steaks in grill pan and cook for 3-6 minutes per side.
Remove steaks from pan; set aside and keep warm.
Add garlic cloves, thyme branches and rosemary branch and let cook for 1 minute.
Add butter to pan and let it melt.
Once butter has melted, add steaks back to pan and scoop butter and herb mixture onto steaks to baste. Cook steaks for another 2-4 minutes, depending on desired doneness.
Remove steaks, set aside on a plate and cover with foil to rest.
Pour out excess butter and remove herbs from grill pan, then return pan to PIC and heat on Max/Sear.
Add chopped garlic to pan and cook for 1 minute.
Deglaze pan with the cream and brandy and cook for another minute.
Add beef stock to pan and cook for additional minute.
Add all remaining sauce ingredients and lower PIC to Medium-High (375°F).
Return the steaks to pan and cook in sauce for 5-7 minutes, minutes depending on desired doneness.
Scoop potatoes onto plate, top with steak, spoon sauce on top and enjoy.
Serve the steak and potatoes with your favorite green vegetable for a complete meal.