Succulent Filet in a Field of Greens
Prep Time : 5 minutes
Cook Time : 13 minutes
Serves : 4
4 Nolan Ryan's All-Natural beef tenderloin (filet) steaks, cut 1 inch thick
1 Tbsp. olive oil
3 tsp. minced garlic, divided
1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
3 cups assorted wild mushrooms (such as cremini, oyster, shiitake, enoki and morel)
2 cups red and/or yellow cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2 Tbsp. champagne or white wine vinaigrette
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup mixed baby salad greens
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms and 1 tsp. garlic, cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and browned. Remove to medium bowl; cool slightly.
Meanwhile, combine remaining 2 tsp. garlic and thyme. Press evenly onto beef steaks. Place steaks in same skillet over medium heat; cook 10 to 13 minutes for medium rare (145 degrees) to medium (160 degrees) doneness, turning occasionally. Remove to platter.
Add tomatoes, salad greens and vinaigrette to mushrooms; toss lightly to coat.
Season steaks with salt and pepper, as desired. Serve with salad.