Roasted Beef Tenderloin With Merlot Shallot Sauce

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

Cooking Light

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°; heat a big nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over med-high heat.
  2. Combine sage, garlic, pepper, and 2 teaspoons salt; rub over tenderloin.
  3. Add tenderloin to pan; cook 6 minutes, lightly browning on all sides.
  4. Insert a meat thermometer into thickest portion or tenderloin.
  5. Cover handle of pan with foil; bake at 350° for 25 minutes, until thermometer registers 140° (med-rare) or desired degree of doneness.
  6. Place tenderloin on a cutting board, cover loosely with foil; let stand 15 minutes.
  7. Make the sauce: heat a pan coated with cooking spray over med-high heat; add in shallots; saute 3 minutes or until tender.
  8. Stir in wine; bring to a boil; cook until reduced to ¾ cup (about 4 minutes).
  9. Stir in broth; cook 6 minutes or until reduced to 1 ¼ cup.
  10. Add in butter, stirring until melted; stir in parsley and ¼ teaspoon salt.
  11. Serve sauce with tenderloin.