Garlic Filet Mignon - Diva Farms

4 8-oz. filet mignons Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons Diva Farms© Minced Garlic
1 tablespoon chopped shallots
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon fresh thyme
1 tablespoon fresh tarragon
1 oz. cognac

With the palm of your hand or the bottom of a skillet, flatten the filets to 3/4 inch high. Season both sides well with salt and pepper. Heat a thick skillet over high heat. Add the olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter. When butter is brown, add the filet. Cook about 2 minutes on each side. Remove the filets and place on plate. Discard excess grease from skillet. Add garlic, shallots and herbs to skillet and sauté. Remove from heat and add cognac after 30 seconds. Return to low heat and add remaining butter. Stir mixture to form sauce and pour over filets.

Servings: 4
*From The Stinking Cookbook