12 Reviews

I made this for Christmas Dinner, my Dad only "thrives" on meat and I'm always looking to impress him, this knocked his socks off, it will be my Christmas dinner for along time to come. 5 star restaurant good!!

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Angela P. February 06, 2003

I made this for Christmas Dinner, and it was the Star of the Show!! Even the "non meat eaters" had seconds!! I'm going to make it again this week with a smaller beef tenderloin. It cooked much faster than the recipe stated, so keep an eye on it, and take it out early if it looks done!! I served this with home made rolls, fresh salad, roasted veggies, and hot pumpkin pies! YUMMY!!

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GA Mom of 5 January 24, 2010

Made this twice now. Once for Christmas dinner. LOVE IT!! Thanks for sharing!

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Mrs. Moon December 29, 2007

I have served this for Christmas dinner for the past several years. The only changes I make are to marinate for at least three days, and to cook it on the grill.

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sduke2 February 23, 2006

This was the first time I had prepared a beef tenderloin whole, and it was a tremendous success! It will be a favorite "staple" in my special occasion recipe box. Thanks.

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Amy73 December 28, 2003

The cooking time was a little off - the meat was still extremely rare after 45 mnutes, and I only used a 3 lb. cut of meat. It could have used another 15 minutes, at least. Other than that, it was very good.

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agileangus August 26, 2003

Very easy and VERY tasty recipe. I served for a casual dinner party and everyone there raved about it.

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Jim Bell May 26, 2003

Made this for a dinner party last weekend and I was pleased with the results. I followed the recipe except instead of slivering the garlic I just pressed in and rubbed it on the meat. I really enjoyed that this marinade gave the meat plenty of flavor. I cooked mine 45 minutes and maybe it could have used just 5 or so more minutes but was great anyway. I served mine with bearnaise sauce - super rich and melt in your mouth! Thanks for posting, janet gut, I have wanted to try this for a long time!

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Garlic Chick October 19, 2013

Made this for Christmas dinner. Good flavor but cooking time was off for me. Cooked for 45 min and it looked fine when I took it out. Was at the right temp and pink juices flowed when pulled thermometer out, but let it rest 15 min and it was well done. Next time would only cook 35 min if you want to let it rest and be medium rare. Very disappointed in the outcome.

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lillian's grandma January 05, 2012

We loved this beef tenderloin. My husband said this was the best meal he ever had! I served it with steamed asparagus. This will be my new Christmas Eve Dinner tradition as you can prepare in advance and so easy to cook!

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Cook KK April 08, 2010
Show-Off Beef Tenderloin