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Beef, tenderloin

About the ingredient beef, tenderloin. Including 63 recipes with beef, tenderloin, nutrition data, and where to find it.


What is beef, tenderloin?

Beef tenderloin is the most tender of all cuts of beef.

Buy a tenderloin weighing 4 to 6 pounds, have it trimmed and larded. You can however realize savings by buying the tenderloin whole and trimming it yourself.

whole beef tenderloin un-trimmed

Put on a rack in a shallow roasting pan, brush with oil, and roast in a preheated very hot (450 degrees F) oven for 30 to 40 minutes for rare, and 45 to 60 minutes for medium. Makes about 6 to 8 servings.

See our beef roasting guide for more detail on cooking times, temperatures and levels of doneness.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3 oz (85g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 185Calories from Fat 85
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 3.7g 18%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 47mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0.0
Protein 23.4g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Beef, tenderloin is usually found in the meats section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Beef, tenderloin is a member of the Beef Products US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.

How much does beef, tenderloin weigh?

Amount Weight
3 ounce 85 grams
1 steak, excluding refuse (yield from 1 raw steak, with refuse, weighing 135 g) 93 grams

Beef Products

In Chinese:牛肉,里脊肉
British (UK) term:
en français:filet de bœuf
en español:solomillo de ternera

Recipes using beef, tenderloin

There are 63 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola and Chive Mousse

Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola & Chive Mousse

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Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola and Chive Mousse

Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Nut & Herb Butter

Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Nut & Herb Butter

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Beef Tenderloin with spicy Gorgonzola cheese and Pine Nut Herb Butter


Bacon Beef Tenderloin

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Everything tastes better with bacon. Needless to say when bacon meets beef tenderloin, it's an ultimate combination. We made this during the weekend, it was delicious.


Succulent Beef Wellington

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Succulent Beef Wellington recipe


Beef Tenderloin

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The recipe was quite easy, and the mixture of coating added a layer of great flavor and texture to the succulent beef tenderloin. My family certainly enjoyed it!


Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Ground Chiles

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Add a spicy taste to your beef tenderloin with this delicious recipe that's very easy to use.

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