Oven-Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Oven-Roasted Beef Tenderloin
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
30 mins
Roast Time:
35 mins
Stand Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
12

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 3 pound beef tenderloin roast, trimmed

  • 1 ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 recipe Peppercorn-Horseradish Sauce, Mediterranean Dipping Sauce, or Soy-Ginger Dipping Sauce

  • Fresh parsley sprigs (optional)

Mediterranean Dipping Sauce

  • ¼ cup champagne vinegar

  • ¼ cup finely snipped fresh tarragon

  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped shallot (1 medium)

  • 2 tablespoon chopped capers

  • 2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup olive oil

Peppercorn-Horseradish Sauce

  • 1 8 ounce carton sour cream

  • 3 tablespoon prepared horseradish

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives

  • 2 teaspoon white wine vineagar

  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black peppercorns

Soy-Ginger Dipping Sauce

  • ½ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • 2 tablespoon thinly sliced green onion (1)

  • 2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • 2 teaspoon Asian sweet chili sauce

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Brush the olive oil over meat. For rub, in a small bowl stir together salt and pepper. Sprinkle mixture evenly over meat; rub in with your fingers.

  2. Place roast on a rack set in a shallow roasting pan. Insert an oven-going meat thermometer into center of roast. Roast, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 135°F for medium rare. (For medium, roast for 45 to 50 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 150°F.)

  3. Transfer meat to a cutting board. Cover roast with foil; let stand for 15 minutes. Slice meat across the grain and arrange on a serving platter. Serve with sauce(s). If desired, garnish with fresh parsley sprigs.

Mediterranean Dipping Sauce

  1. In a small bowl whisk together vinegar, tarragon, shallot, capers, mustard, and salt. Gradually whisk in oil.

Peppercorn-Horseradish Sauce

  1. In a small bowl stir together sour cream, horseradish, chives, wine vinegar, and peppercorns. Cover and chill at least 1 hour before serving.

Soy-Ginger Dipping Sauce

  1. In a small bowl whisk together soy sauce, lime juice, green onion, ginger, chili sauce, and garlic. Gradually whisk in sesame oil and canola oil.

Mediterranean Dipping Sauce

Nutrition analysis per serving:: 305 calories, 22 g protein, 1 g carbohydrate, 23 g total fat (7 g sat. fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 0 g total sugar, 2% Vitamin A, 3% Vitamin C, 450 mg sodium, 3% calcium, 10% iron Exchanges: 3 medium fat meat, 1.5 fat Carb Choice: 0

Peppercorn-Horseradish Sauce

Nutrition analysis per serving: 300 calories, 22 g protein, 1 g carbohydrate, 22 g total fat (9 g sat. fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 1 g total sugar. 3% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 324 mg sodium, 5% calcium, 9% iron Exchanges: 3 medium fat meat, 1.5 fat Carb Choice: 0

Soy-Ginger Dipping Sauce

Nutrition analysis per serving: 306 calories, 23 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 22 g total fat (7 g sat. fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 2 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 3% Vitamin C, 668 mg sodium, 3% calcium, 9% iron Exchanges: 3 medium fat meat, 1.5 fat Carb Choice: 0

To Make Ahead:

Prepare sauce(s). Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Before serving whisk sauce(s).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

261 Calories
19g Fat
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 261
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 293mg 13%
Protein 22g
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 269mg 6%
Folate, total 11.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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