Pan-Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushrooms

Beef tenderloin gets nice and tender in the oven while you make a delicious mushroom blend with garlic and butter.

black plate of Pan-Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushrooms
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
25 mins
Stand Time:
30 mins
Roast Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 2 pound beef tenderloin, trimmed and tied

  • Kosher salt

  • Cracked black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon canola or corn oil

  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter

  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 pound fresh cremini mushrooms (or mixed cremini and shiitake), trimmed and sliced 1/4-inch thick

  • cup finely chopped shallots

  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced

  • cup dry sherry

  • 1 ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme


  1. Pat beef dry with paper towels. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Position rack in center of oven, and preheat oven to 425°F. Season beef on all sides with 2 tsp. each kosher salt and pepper.

  2. In an extra-large ovenproof skillet heat canola oil over medium-high. Add beef and cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning to brown on all sides. Transfer skillet to oven and roast 30 to 35 minutes or until medium-rare (135°F). Transfer beef to a platter; cover loosely with foil while preparing mushrooms.

  3. Add 1 Tbsp. of the butter and the olive oil to same skillet. Add mushrooms and a pinch of kosher salt. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 6 to 8 minutes or until mushrooms begin to brown. Add shallots; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Carefully add sherry; cook and stir 1 minute or until almost evaporated. Season to tasted with salt and pepper.

  4. Stir juices from beef into mushrooms with remaining 1 Tbsp. butter and the thyme. Slice beef and serve with mushrooms.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

506 Calories
27g Fat
9g Carbs
54g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 506
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 154mg 51%
Sodium 757mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 54g
Vitamin C 4.9mg 25%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 6.7mg 37%
Potassium 1107mg 24%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 33.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.6mg

*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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