Herbed and Spiced Roasted Beef Tenderloin42 Reviews
- Prep: 20 min
- Cook: 35 min
- Ready In: 6 hr 55 min
“Here's a special-occasion roast enhanced with classic seasonings. Roasting two large ends of tenderloin instead of one whole piece ensures even cooking. (The meat needs to be coated with its aromatic rub, then chilled for at least six hours before roasting.)” - by Eileen D.
Original recipe yields 8 Servings
- In a food processor, combine rosemary, thyme, bay leaves, garlic, shallot, orange zest, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and cloves. Run machine while adding oil; process until smooth. Spread mixture evenly over all sides of tenderloins. Place beef in a large glass baking dish. Cover with foil, and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place tenderloins on a rack in a large roasting pan.
- Roast beef in preheated oven until meat thermometer registers 140 degrees when inserted into center of beef, about 35 minutes. Remove from oven, and cover loosely with foil; let stand for 10 minutes. Slice beef, and serve.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 683 cal
- 55.8 g
- 2.3 g
- < 1%
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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"This recipe was delicious! I made this rub with dried rosemary and thyme(using only 2 tsp instead of 2 tbsp.) since I did not have fresh on hand. I added about a tsp of water to hydrate the herbs befo..." See morere adding the oil. I also substituted a pearl onion already in the frig for the shallot."
"I made this roast for Christmas and the good quality of the meat with the fresh herbs and spices made this the most delicious holiday meat I've tasted. The cloves especially add the festive flavor and..." See more blend well with the meat. I made it with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and honey glazed carrots."
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