• 2 (4-6 oz.) filet mignon steaks
  • Tablespoon of olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • Salt, garlic powder & onion powder to taste
  • ¼ cup of balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup dry red wine


  1. Sprinkle the black pepper, salt, garlic powder & onion powder on both steaks, top & bottom.
  2. Heat a frying pan with the olive oil, over medium heat. Place both steaks in the pan & cook for a minute on both sides. Reduce heat to low & add the balsamic vinegar & red wine.
  3. Cover the pan & cook for an additional 3-4 minutes on both sides. When you turn over the steaks, baste with some of the sauce mixture from the pan.
  4. Remove the steaks from the pan & top off with some of the sauce from the pan, then serve.