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Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon with Paleo Pan Sauce

  • Author: Jaime Hartman
  • Total Time: 17 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


Grassfed filet mignon can be underwhelming, but not if you wrap it in bacon and add a tasty paleo pan sauce!


  • 4 pieces grassfed filet mignon (46 ounces each)
  • 4 pieces pastured bacon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon bacon grease, lard, red palm oil, coconut oil, or other cooking fat
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1 cup bone broth
  • 2 tablespoons red palm oil


  1. Wrap bacon around outside of each piece of meat and secure with a toothpick. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Over medium-high heat, melt cooking fat and heat until shimmering.
  3. Place meat in pan and cook for 3-4 minutes, then flip and cook 3-4 minutes on the other side for medium rare.
  4. For medium cook an additional 1-2 minutes; for medium well cook an additional 2-3 minutes, and for well done cook an additional 3-4 minutes.
  5. Remove meat tent with aluminum foil to keep warm.
  6. Cook shallot for several minutes in now empty pan, stirring constantly.
  7. Pour bone broth into pan and use wooden spoon to loosen browned bits. Continue cooking until reduced by about 1/2.
  8. Whisk in red palm oil.
  9. Pour over steaks and serve immediately.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: American