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Roast Beef Tenderloin

Season beef tenderloin with garlic and thyme before roasting for optimal flavor.

Health DECEMBER 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 slices beef)
  • Cook time: 22 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (1 1/4 pound) center-cut beef tenderloin, trimmed
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Combine thyme, garlic, salt, and pepper; coat beef tenderloin with mixture. Heat a large ovenproof skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add beef; cook 2 minutes on 1 side until browned. Turn beef over.

3. Transfer skillet to oven; bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 125°. Transfer beef to a carving board; tent with foil, and let stand 10 minutes (internal temperature will rise to 130° for medium-rare).

4. Cut beef crosswise into 8 slices; transfer to serving plates.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 246
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Carbohydrate: 1g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 97mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 198mg
  • Calcium: 31mg
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