Roasted Beef Tenderloin - Olive Branch Oil & Spice

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Dec 31, 2023

This is my go-to “fancy” dinner. This easy, yet impressive, tenderloin is full of flavor and comes out perfect every time. 

Ingredients
  • 2 - 2.5 pound beef tenderloin

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions
  1. Season the beef tenderloin with salt and pepper and bring to room temperature. Mix the butter, thyme, garlic and a pinch of salt, set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees

  3. Heat olive oil in a large oven proof skillet. Sear beef tenderloin for 3 minutes on each side. Rub the butter all over the beef and transfer to the oven.
  4. Roast until center is 135 degrees for medium rare, about 30 minutes.

  5. Take the beef out of the oven, tent with foil and let the meat rest for 15 minutes

  6. Slice the beef tenderloin and enjoy

Takes 1 hour

Serves 4-6

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