WW: Roast Filet of Beef With
Spicy Rub (4 points)
Posted by: DSredTX Thu, 26 Feb 2004, at 10:29 a.m
3 tbsp. paprika
2 tsp. ground cumin
2 tsp. ground coriander
1 1/2 tbsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. kosher salt (optional)
1 (3-lb.) fillet mignon, all fat removed
Combine all ingredients of dry rub. Coat the fillet with the rub and place in
aluminum foil. Seal tightly and refrigerate for up to a day.
Return to room temperature for 1 hour before cooking.
Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
Heat a heavy cast iron pan and brown the beef on all sides. This should take
about 5 to 6 minutes total.
Place the beef in a roasting pan and roast in oven until a meat thermometer
placed in the center of the fillet registers 120ºF. about 10 to 15 minutes.
Allow the beef to rest for 15 minutes covered by aluminum foil before carving.
Per 3-ounce serving: 187 calories (43% calories from fat), 24 g protein, 9 g
total fat (3.2 g saturated fat), 2 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 71 mg
cholesterol, 55 mg sodium,
++++ Exchanges: 3 lean protein
++++ WWP: 4.
Makes 6 servings + leftovers)