Filet Mignon and Blue Cheese Beggars Purse Recipe
Filet mignon and blue cheese beggars purses are an easy to make, tasty and elegant little bite for your next party or potluck.
Filet mignon cooked in a red wine, shallot, and rosemary sauce combined with blue cheese makes a hearty and elegant little bite for your appetizer table.
Filet Mignon and Blue Cheese Beggars Purse
Yummy little bite size appetizers filled with red wine sautéed Filet Mignon and earthy blues cheese. The perfect appetizer bite.
- 8 oz filet mignon* cut into 1/2 inch cubes or smaller
- 1 shallot finely minced
- 1/4 C dry red wine
- 4 oz Blue cheese crumbled
- 1 T salted butter
- 2 T Balsamic glaze
- 2 T unsalted butter
- 1 egg beaten with 1 T of water
- 24 wonton wrappers large
- Parchment paper
- 2 T rosemary leaves fresh and minced
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Melt butter and set aside.
Preheat pan over medium-high heat
Once the pan is hot add olive oil
Once olive oil is very hot add filet mignon pieces sear for 1 1/2 minutes, stir and cook for an additional 1 1/2 minutes.
Add red wine, shallots rosemary and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
Turn off heat and add 1 T of butter and stir to melt.
Remove filet from the cooktop and cover with foil
Whisk egg with 1 T of water until smooth
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
Place 24 wonton wrapper on the parchment paper
Lightly brush wonton wrappers with melted butter
Place blue cheese crumbles in the center of the wonton wrapper
Top with a small scoop of sautéed filet mignon.
To Make a Wonton or Beggars Purse
Fold diagonally, then using a fork seal wontons
Fold corners diagonally to the center, pinching together the opposite corners holding the pouch in the palm of one hand, gently twist the top of the pouch to seal.
Brush each purse with butter
Brush each purse with egg-wash
Place on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the purses are golden brown
Filet can be cooked the day before and reheated until just warm prior to making the beggars purses.
*Filet can be minced or coarsely ground in a food processor after cooking if desired.
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