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Beef Tenderloin Lollipops

Bite-sized beef cubes are easy to pop in your mouth as you mingle at parties. The sweet caramelized onion and salty blue cheese add unforgettable taste.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 large onions, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 beef tenderloin roast (2 pounds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onions in oil and 1 tablespoon butter until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, cut roast into 1-1/2-in. cubes; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown beef in batches in remaining butter.
  • Transfer beef to an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan; top with onions and blue cheese. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until beef reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°). Insert skewers into appetizers.
Nutrition Facts
1 appetizer: 100 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.

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