Fillet a la king

4 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 30 mins
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Fillet stuffed with cheddar cheese and bacon, served with a lush sauce simply made from the pan juices.

By Independent Contributor February 22 2022
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Ingredients (9)

4 beef fillet
200 g cheddar cheese
200 g bacon
10 ml salt
2 ml black pepper
50 g butter
5 ml dried rosemary
25 ml french mustard
50 ml cognac
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Make a cut in each fillet to form a pocket.

Season inside and outside with salt and pepper.

Mix cheese and bacon.

Fill the pocket with the cheese and bacon mixture.

Close the opening with a toothpick or tie the fillet with string.

Melt butter in a pan over medium heat.

Add rosemary and cook fillets till golden brown on both sides.

Add mustard to the pan, mix with juices and pour over fillets.

Add Cognac to the pan and set alight to burn away the alcohol.

Pour Cognac over fillets and serve.

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