Peppered Beef Tenderloin With Wine Sauce

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 35 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 8 servings

Ingredients

Sauce

6
oz. shallots
1
small carrot, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1
teaspoon olive oil
1
(14-oz.) can beef broth
2
cups dry red wine
1
tablespoon tomato paste
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
bay leaf

Tenderloin

1
(3 1/2-lb.) beef tenderloin
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Peel shallots; cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-wide slices. Place shallots and carrot in ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Add 1 teaspoon oil; toss to coat.
  2. 2 Bake at 400°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. 3 Use small amount of broth to loosen any browned bits from bottom of pan; pour into large saucepan. Add roasted vegetables, remaining broth, the wine, tomato paste, thyme and bay leaf; blend well. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook 30 minutes or until reduced to about 2 cups (about half of total). Cool 30 minutes.
  4. 4 Remove bay leaf. In blender container, blend vegetables with liquid until pureed. Return to saucepan. Cover; refrigerate.
  5. 5 Increase oven temperature to 450°F. Place beef tenderloin in shallow metal roasting pan. Rub tenderloin with 1 tablespoon oil. Sprinkle top and sides with pepper. Place pan over medium-high heat; cook until tenderloin is browned on all sides. Place pan in 450°F. oven. Immediately reduce oven temperature to 375°F.; bake 40 to 50 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center registers 140°F.
  6. 6 Remove tenderloin from pan; cover with foil to keep warm. Add small amount of vegetable sauce to roasting pan; stir to loosen any browned bits. Bring remainder of vegetable sauce in saucepan to a boil, adding sauce from roasting pan. Cut tenderloin into slices. Serve with sauce.

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