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Beef, tenderloin

What is beef, tenderloin? About the ingredient beef, tenderloin. Including 64 recipes with beef, tenderloin, nutrition data, and where to find it.


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 USDA nutritional food group.

How much does beef, tenderloin weigh?

measure grams
3 oz 85
1 steak, excluding refuse (yield from 1 raw steak, with refuse, weighing 135 g) 93

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

Recipes using beef, tenderloin

There are 63 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Nut & Herb Butter
Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola and Chive Mousse

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Usda nutrition data about 8 years ago

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