BLUE CHEESE CRUSTED FILET MIGNONS

2 Tablespoons blue cheese crumbles
1/2 cup bread crumbs or panko
2 teaspoon fine herbs
1/2 teaspoon olive oil plus 1 Tablespoon
Salt & freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup cognac
1 cup beef stock
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1/4 cup chopped onion

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet w. foil; set aside.

Add 1 Tablespoon olive oil to large saute pan and heat over med/high heat. Season steaks w. salt & pepper and add to pan but don't crowd. Sear 1-2
minutes each side just to brown. Remove from heat & transfer steaks onto prepared baking sheet.

Top each steak with 1/4 cheese mixture. Finish cooking steaks in preheated oven for 4 minutes medium rare, 6 minutes for medium and 8 minutes for well
done.

Return pan to stove & deglaze with cognac by scraping bits from bottom of pan. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce
liquid by half.

Serve steaks hot with sauce.

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