Beef Carpaccio

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Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
2 hrs

Beef carpaccio is a very popular modern Italian appetizer that can double as a light meal. I first had carpaccio in a small restaurant in Paris and have been making it at home ever since. Cooking time is freezing time. From Alton Brown.

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Directions

  1. Wrap the tenderloin in plastic wrap and place in the freezer for 2 hours.
  2. After 2 hours, unwrap the tenderloin and thinly slice the beef into approximately into 1/8 to 1/4-inch pieces.
  3. Lay out sheets of plastic wrap and place each slice onto the plastic. Top with another piece of plastic and gently pound the meat with a meat mallet until paper thin.
  4. Repeat until all of the meat is sliced and pounded.
  5. Divide the meat evenly among 4 chilled plates. Serve with greens tossed with vinaigrette, salt, pepper and/or Parmesan.