Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Shallots Recipe

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Submitted by lampmannw

Makes 6 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Beef Tenderloin With Roasted Shallots

3/4 pound shallots, halved lengthwise and peeled
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 salt and pepper to taste
3 cups beef broth
3/4 cup port wine
1 1/2 teaspoons tomato paste
2 pounds beef tenderloin
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 bacon
3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Recipe Directions for Beef Tenderloin With Roasted Shallots

  1. 1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In 9 inch pie pan, toss shallots with oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Roast until shallots are deep brown and very tender, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.

  2. 2.In a large saucepan, combine beef broth and port. Bring to a boil. Cook over high heat until the volume is reduced by half, about 30 minutes. Whisk in tomato paste. Set aside.

  3. 3.Pat beef dry; sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper. In a large roasting pan, set over medium heat on the stove top, saute bacon until golden. Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towels. Add beef to pan; brown on all sides over medium high heat, about 7 minutes.

  4. 4.Transfer pan to oven. Roast beef until meat thermometer inserted into center registers 125 degrees F (50 degrees C) for medium rare, about 25 minutes. Transfer beef to platter. Tent loosely with foil.

  5. 5.Spoon fat off top of pan drippings in roasting pan. Place pan over high heat on stove top. Add broth mixture, and bring to boil; stir to scrape up any browned bits. Transfer to a medium saucepan, and bring to simmer. Mix 1 1/2 tablespoon butter and flour in small bowl to form smooth paste; whisk into broth mixture, and simmer until sauce thickens. Whisk in remaining butter. Stir in roasted shallots and reserved bacon. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. 6.Cut beef into 1/2 inch thick slices. Spoon some sauce over, and garnish with watercress.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 373.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
226
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.1g
39%
Saturated Fat
10.0g
50%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
158mg
53%
Sodium
595mg
25%
Potassium
898mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
12.2g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
49.1g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 6% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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