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Balsamic Dijon-Glazed Beef Tenderloin With Herb Sauce

Balsamic Dijon-Glazed Beef Tenderloin With Herb Sauce

This tenderloin roast recipe will leave you with a few pounds of tender, glazed beef slices, and probably leftovers, too! If you’re serving this for a family of 4, you will probably have leftovers for lunches or even breakfast the next day. With a preparation time of 15 minutes, you can slide the roast into the oven and have dinner ready in less than one hour.

If possible, opt for grass-fed beef. Grass-fed beef can be more expensive, but budget-friendly, grass-fed cuts are available; joining a meat CSA can reduce the cost, too. Purchasing grass-fed beef provides a plethora of nutrients that aren’t as available in conventionally-raised cows, like conjugated linoleic acid, Omega-3s and Vitamin K2.

When the roast is finished cooking, allow it to rest for 10-12 minutes. Slice into the thickness you desire and serve with the zesty Herb Sauce. If you have leftovers, place into a tightly sealed glass container and refrigerate or freeze for another day.

Balsamic Dijon-Glazed Beef Tenderloin With Herb Sauce Recipe

Serves: 4Prep: 15 minCook: 40 min
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Ingredients

  • 2 – 3 lb. beef tenderloin roast;
  • 3 tbsp. Dijon mustard;
  • 3 tbsp. aged balsamic vinegar;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;
  • Cooking fat;

Ingredients for Herb Sauce

  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced;
  • 3 tbsp. fresh basil, minced;
  • Zest of 1 lemon;
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced;
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Tags

Fast Prep Cooking: Oven Dairy-free No Sweeteners Nut-free Shellfish-free Egg-free Good for Leftovers

Beef Tenderloin preparation

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 475 F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard and balsamic vinegar. Set balsamic sauce aside.
  3. Season the tenderloin with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet and brown the roast 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  5. Place the roast on a baking/roasting sheet and cover generously with the balsamic sauce.
  6. Place in the oven and roast 25 minutes, or until medium-rare.
  7. In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the herb sauce and season to taste.
  8. Remove the roast from oven, cover and allow to rest for 10 to 12 minutes before serving.
  9. Slice the roast and serve with the herb sauce.



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