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beef tenderloin for sandwiches
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The Best Beef Tenderloin Recipe

Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time25 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef tenderloin recipe
Servings: 8 people
Author: Marianne


  • 4 - 5 lb beef tenderloin trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Rosemary fresh, chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 475° F. Pat the beef tenderloin dry and tie it up according to the directions in this post.
  • Mix the salt, pepper, and rosemary together.
  • Rub the spice mix all over the tied tenderloin.
  • Place the tenderloin on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes for Medium Rare, or until a meat thermometer registers 130° F.
  • Remove the meat from the oven, loosely cover with foil, and allow to rest for at least 15 minutes.
  • Slice and serve!