Rosemary Beef Fillet

Recipe by Nimz_
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8-12




  • Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Pat tenderloin dry, then coat all sides with salt, pepper and garlic.
  • Tuck rosemary sprigs under strings on all sides of roast, leaving a few inches between each.
  • Heat oil in a heavy skillet over high heat until hot but not smoking, then brown tenderloin on all sides (but not ends) about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer pan to oven and roast until thermometer inserted diagonally 2 inches into center of meat registers 120 degrees, 25-30 minutes.
  • Transfer beef to a cutting board and let stand 15 minutes.
  • Temperature of meat will rise to about 130 degrees.
  • Discard string and rosemary sprigs before slicing.