Beef Filets with Ancient Grain and Kale Salad

Beef Filets with Ancient Grain and Kale Salad

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"The most tender of them all, the Filet, is served beside a salad of farro, kale, dried cranberries and almonds."
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servings 756 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 756 kcal
  • 38%
  • Fat:
  • 19.9 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 87.4g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 63.7 g
  • 127%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 134 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 154 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Combine 1 clove garlic and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; press evenly onto beef steaks.
  2. Combine beef broth, farro, remaining 2 cloves garlic and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper in small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until most broth has been absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in kale and cranberries. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in almonds and lemon juice. Season with salt, as desired.
  3. Meanwhile, place steaks on rack in broiler pan so surface of steaks is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 13 to 16 minutes for medium rare (145 degrees F) to medium (160 degrees F) doneness, turning once.
  4. Season steaks with salt. Serve with farro mixture.


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My meat was perfectly cooked to our liking at 140F. I let it rest about five minutes. I did exactly what the recipe called for, mixing fresh ground black pepper and garlic together and pressin...

My husband and I love this recipe! I always make this with a wild rice/quinoa mix instead of farro. Very good flavor and so easy

Just okay. In my opinion, filet mignon should always be grilled, but if that is not an option then you can broil. I used Campbell's regular beef broth because that is what I had and it was to w...