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Herb, Garlic, and Mustard-Crusted Fillet of Beef

Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)
To make a sauce for the beef, deglaze the pan with red wine and reduce it.

Ingredients

  • 1 (2-pound) beef tenderloin, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 154
  • caloriesfromfat 43 %
  • fat 7.4 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • monofat 2.8 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 19.8 g
  • carbohydrate 1.4 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 57 mg
  • iron 2.8 mg
  • sodium 404 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Place beef on broiler pan coated with cooking spray, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread the mustard evenly over beef. Combine remaining ingredients; pat evenly over beef.

  3. Insert a meat thermometer into thickest portion of beef. Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until thermometer registers 145° (medium-rare) or desired degree of doneness.

  4. Transfer the beef to a cutting board. Cover loosely with foil, and let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Cook's Notes

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