Peppered Beef Tenderloin With Wine Sauce

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8
Peppered Beef Tenderloin With Wine Sauce

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

Steps

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  • 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
    Bake at 400°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • 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
    Remove bay leaf. In blender container, blend vegetables with liquid until pureed. Return to saucepan. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 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
    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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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Before serving this delicious dish, warm the dinner plates in the oven and garnish individual plates with sprigs of thyme.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
760mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
44g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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