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Garlic Herbed Beef Tenderloin

You don't need much seasoning to add flavor to this beef tenderloin recipe. The mild blending of rosemary, basil and garlic does the trick. —Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 1 beef tenderloin roast (3 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed


  • Tie tenderloin at 2-in. intervals with kitchen string. Combine oil and garlic; brush over meat. Combine the salt, pepper, basil and rosemary; sprinkle evenly over meat. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 425° until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°), 40-50 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounces cooked beef: 198 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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  • redluver
    Nov 3, 2018

    Roasted for 45 minutes for a medium well cook. Was delicious!

  • ConnieK
    Aug 19, 2012

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