Roast Beef Tenderloin

Oxmoor House
16 servings

Ingredients

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1 (5- to 7-pound) beef tenderloin, trimmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
1 small carrot, scraped and sliced
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can beef broth, diluted

Preparation

Rub tenderloin with oil, salt, and pepper. Place carrot and onion in bottom of a shallow roasting pan. Place tenderloin on vegetables. Tuck narrow end under to make roast more uniformly thick. Pour lemon juice over tenderloin; cover and marinate at least 3 hours.

Pour broth into pan; insert meat thermometer in tenderloin, if desired. Bake, uncovered, at 500° for 5 minutes; reduce heat, and continue baking, uncovered, at 350° for 55 minutes or until thermometer registers 140° (rare). Cut into thin slices.

Created date

February 2010