Beef Tenderloin

Beef Tenderloin Recipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 50 Minutes
Stand Time: 15 Minutes


1 cup dry sherry
1 cup lite soy sauce
5 green onions, finely chopped
1 (5- to 6-lb.) beef tenderloin, trimmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
Garnish: rosemary sprigs


1. Stir together first 3 ingredients.

2. Rub tenderloin with olive oil, and place on a wire rack in a roasting pan. Pour sherry mixture into roasting pan.

3. Bake at 450°, basting occasionally, 45 to 50 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 140° for medium-rare. Bake longer until thermometer registers 160° for medium or 170° for medium-well.

4. Cover tenderloin loosely with aluminum foil; let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Garnish, if desired. Serve with pan drippings.

November 2006
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