Garlic and Herb Beef Tenderloin

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by weekend cooker

Beef Tenderloins with a rich, creamy sauce. A 30 minute quick meal.

Top Review by breezermom

I roasted some garlic and used it with freshly ground black peppercorns for the rub. I used laughing cow garlic and herb cheese for the cheese, and the sauce was very good with the tenderloin. I normally used a blue cheese sauce, but this was a fun change and made for a really quick and delicious meal. Thanks for sharing. Made for PRMR tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 (6 ounce) beef tenderloin fillets, 1 inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed peppercorn, and garlic rub
  • FOR THE SAUCE

  • 1 shallot
  • 14 cup dry white wine
  • 1 (5 1/4 ounce) package garlic & herb spreadable cheese
  • 13 cup chicken broth

Directions

  1. To prepare the beef, add oil to a large skillet, heat over medium-high for 1-3 minutes or until shimmering.
  2. Season fillets with rub, and cook 3-5 minutes, or until browned without turning.
  3. Turn fillets over cook 3-5 minutes again or until a thermometer reaches 140 degrees (medium-rare).
  4. Remove skillet from heat, and transfer fillets to a plate, tent with foil and let stand for 5 minutes.
  5. To prepare sauce:.
  6. Finely chop shallot, and return skillet to heat and cook shallot 30-45 seconds or until softened.
  7. Add wine, and whisk to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet.
  8. Add cheese spread, cook and stir 20-30 seconds or until cheese spread is melted and smooth.
  9. Add broth and cook an additional 30-45 seconds or until heated through.
  10. If serving with mashed potatoes, reserve 1/2 cup of the sauce.

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