Preheat oven to 375°F (180°C).
In a bowl, mix 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) olive oil, cumin, thyme, roasted garlic and crushed peppercorns.
Season both sides beef filet with spice mixture.
Do not salt meat prior to cooking.
Cut green onions on a sharp angle into 1.6 inch (4 cm) pieces using the white part, as well.
Place aside with the grapes.
Using a round or fluted cookie cutter cut out 4 croutons from the bread to match the size of the beef filets.
Toast croutons in oven for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
When done, spread pesto on each one and arrange on serving plate.
While croutons are toasting, place 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) of olive oil into a heavy bottomed oven-proof pan or skillet and heat to smoking point.
Place beef filets into pan, quickly brown on all sides, season with salt, and place in oven for approximately 8-12 minutes (cook as desired).
Remove beef from pan and place pan on the stove on high heat. Add balsamic vinegar and port and reduce sauce by half.
Add grapes and green onions and simmer for 1 minute.
Place beef onto croutons, spoon on the sauce, arrange grapes and onions randomly and garnish with fresh thyme.
These medium-bodied wines are characterised by their smooth tannins that usually confer a certain roundness. They are often dominated by a nose of ripe fruit or woody notes (toast, coffee or vanilla).
Product category: red wine.
© Société des alcools du Québec, 2007
Make sure you are using only gluten-free cereals, flours and starches, and read the labels carefully when you buy these products.
Make sure you are using only lactose-free milk, yogurt, butter, cheese and other lactose-free 'dairy' products, and read the labels carefully when you buy these products.
Metro Richelieu inc. , its affiliated companies and affiliates are not responsible for any circumstance that should come up when using the suggested recipes. Each person using this site must check that each of the ingredients is allowed in his/her diet and is not part of his/her restricted foods.
Sorry, an error has occurred. Please refresh the page.