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Louise's Herbed Beef Tenderloin

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"This is a simple recipe for a tender and well-seasoned beef tenderloin."
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50 m servings 205
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Tie tenderloin at 2-inch intervals with kitchen string.
  3. Combine oil and garlic in a bowl; brush over meat. Mix basil, rosemary, sea salt, and black pepper together in a bowl; sprinkle evenly over the meat.
  4. Roast beef tenderloin in preheated oven until beginning to firm and is hot and slightly pink in the center, 40 to 50 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 140 degrees F (60 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 205 calories; 14.5 0.4 17.1 58 187 Full nutrition

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Loved it! The herbs flavor came through. Very basic and easy. Cooked at 350 for about 1-1/2 hours. Took out at 130 degrees and let rest. Inside was pink, outside well done and moist.

Headline: Simple and easy-does-it recipe leads to a flavorful dinner. I cooked this to rare, as we prefer it that way. Thank you for the recipe.

I had a 4 lb. beef tenderloin and 6 people for dinner. I didn't want a 2 step process(sear and roast). I mixed the olive oil and all the ingredients togetherand spread like a paste. Added salt ...