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Filetto Sorpresso

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 4 4-oz. filets of beef
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 8 sl Prosciutto ham
  • 4 sl Mozzarella cheese;
  • -medium-thin
  • 2 tb Thinly sliced truffles or
  • -mushrooms
  • 1 ts Chopped fresh parlsey
  • 1 tb Grated Romano cheese
  • 3 Eggs; well beaten
  • 1/4 c Milk
  • 3/4 c Fine bread crumbs
  • 3 tb Clarified butter
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 Lemon; juice of
  • 1/4 c White wine
  • 1/4 c Chicken broth
  • Watercress or endive sprigs
  • -for garnish


1. Preheat oven to 375F.

2. Horizontally slice each filet butterfly-style-leave one edge intact so
filet is not completely cut through. Season with salt, pepper and garlic.

3. In center of each filet place 2 slices prosciutto, one slice mozzarella
and several slices of truffle or mushrooms.

4. Close halves of each filet like a sandwich. Press meat together around
edges to seal.

5. Beat parsley and grated cheese into eggs.

6. Dip meat into milk, then into bread crumbs and finally into eggs.

7. Heat butter and oil in saute pan until bubbling hot. Add filets and cook
over low heat until nicely browned on both sides. 8. Drain off cooking fat.
Add lemon juice,wine and chicken stock to skillet and place in preheated
oven for approx. 10 minutes-less time is required for rare, longer for

9. Pour a little pan juice over each filet, then garnish with sprigs of
watercress or endive.




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