Filet with Balsamic Onions and Gorgonzola

Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
35 minutes
Total time
45 minutes


(6-ounce) Laura's Lean Beef Tenderloin Steaks
3⁄4 t
kosher salt (divided)
3⁄4 t
freshly ground pepper (divided)
large red onion (thinly sliced)
2 T
extra-virgin olive oil (divided)
1⁄4 c
balsamic vinegar
2 T
crumbled Gorgonzola cheese


1. Rub fillets evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Cover and chill.
2. Place onion slices on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil, vinegar and remaining salt and pepper; toss to coat.
3. Bake onions at 375°F for 20 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven; keep warm.
4. Cook fillets in remaining 1 tablespoon hot oil in a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness. Top steaks evenly with onion mixture and cheese. Serve immediately.


Cooking Tip: If you don't have Gorgonzola, blue cheese can be substituted.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving Based on 6 Servings
CALORIES 210 (44% from fat); FAT 10.5g (sat 2.0g); PROTEIN 25.8g; CARB 3.7g; FIBER 0.5g; CHOL 57mg; IRON 1.9mg; SODIUM 343mg.

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 3 lean meat