Impress your family and make Grilled Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon Recipe. This restaurant quality recipe is sure to please your family. Making it at home saves time and money.

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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon:

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon is sure to impress your family. It is steakhouse quality meal without the high price. We love to grill steak but nothing beats the perfectly cooked filet mignon.

Wrapping the filet mignon in bacon takes this cut of meat to whole new level. If cooked properly the filet mignon comes out so full of flavor and juicy.

We used to think Filet Mignon is a special occasion kind of meat that we only get at restaurants. I was surprised how easy it was to make and we now have it more.

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What is Filet Mignon?

Filet Mignon is a lean, tender cut of beef from the tenderloin. This part of the cow is known to be the best tasting and very tender.

Filet Mignon is best cooked to an internal temperature of 145 degrees.

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Why do you wrap Filet Mignon in bacon?

Wrapping the Filet Mignon in bacon is mainly to hold in the juices. It also provides extra fat and flavor to the filet if the Filet is seared properly.

Ingredients needed - filet mignon, bacon, salt and black pepper

Ingredients:

  • Beef Filet Mignon
  • Bacon
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
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How to make Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon on the grill:

  • Prepare the Grill – First preheat your grill to medium high heat or 450 degrees F.
  • Wrap Filet in Bacon – Wrap a slices of bacon around each of the filets and secure the bacon onto the meat with a toothpick.
Close up image of uncooked filet mignon wrapped in bacon on a white plate.
  • Season Filet Mignons – Then season both sides of the filets with the salt and pepper.
  • Oil the Grill grates – Rub the grill grates with olive oil to prevent the sticks from sticking.
  • Put Steaks on grill – Place the steaks directly on the grill and grill them for 5-6 minutes per side with the lid on the grill closed.
  • Flip Steaks – Then flip the steaks to their sides to grill the bacon around the outside of the steaks slightly. Grill for about 15-30 seconds per side until the bacon is crispy.
Close up image of filet mignon on a grill.
  • Check Steaks Temperature for doneness – Then check the internal temperature of the steak with an instant read thermometer to check the temperature of the steaks.
  • Continue Cooking – If the steak is not to the temperature that you prefer then continue to cook for additional time until the internal temperature is the preference that you prefer.
  • Let Steak Rest – Let the steak rest to room temperature for 3-5 minutes, then slice, serve and enjoy.
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How long should I grill Filet Mignon?

The best way to test for doneness in a steak is by inserting an instant read thermometer into the thickest part of the steak. Do this through the side, not the top of the steak.

Steak Temperature for Steak Doneness:

  • Cool to warm red center – Rare – 120F
  • Warm Red Center – Medium Rare – 130F
  • Hot pink center – Medium – 140F
  • Mostly brown center – Medium Well – 150F
  • Full brown in color – Well Done – 160F
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What to serve with Steak?

It is easily to pair this steak with many different sides. If you need help deciding which side to prepare, here are some yummy sides.

  • Scallop Potatoes
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Dinner Rolls
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Grilling Filet Mignon is easy to do!

I used to think that you could only get Filet Mignon at a restaurant. But then I discovered how easy it is to make at home.

We think it taste better and my family can eat a fancy steak without it costing so much.

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Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon

5 from 11 votes
Impress your family and make Grilled Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon Recipe. This restaurant quality recipe is sure to please your family.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 573
Author Grill on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 4 Beef Filet Mignon approximately 4-6 oz each, trim off any excess fat
  • 8 slices Bacon 1-2 pieces per filet
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper

Instructions

  • First preheat your grill to 450 degrees F.
  • Wrap a piece of bacon around each of the filets and secure the bacon onto the meat with a toothpick.
  • Then season both sides of the filets with the salt and pepper.
  • Rub the grill grates with oil to prevent the sticks from sticking. Place the steaks directly on the grill and grill them for 5-6 minutes per side with the lid on the grill closed.
  • Then flip the steaks to their sides to grill the bacon around the outside of the steaks slightly. Grill for about 15-30 seconds per side until the bacon is crispy.
  • Then check the internal temperature of the steak with an instant read thermometer to check the temperature of the steaks. If the steak is not to the temperature that you prefer (see notes) then continue to cook for additional time until the internal temperature is the preference that you prefer.
  • Let the steak rest for 3-5 minutes, then slice, serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The best way to test for doneness in a steak is by inserting an instant read thermometer into the thickest part of the steak. Do this through the side, not the top of the steak.
Steak Temperature for Steak Doneness:
Rare – 120F, cool to warm red center
Medium Rare – 130F, Warm red center
Medium – 140F, Hot pink center
Medium Well – 150F, Mostly brown center
Well Done – 160F, full brown in color

Nutrition Facts

Calories 573kcal, Carbohydrates 1g, Protein 31g, Fat 48g, Saturated Fat 19g, Polyunsaturated Fat 4g, Monounsaturated Fat 21g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 128mg, Sodium 942mg, Potassium 525mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 1g, Vitamin A 19IU, Calcium 15mg, Iron 4mg

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