Beef Tenderloin Recipes

The most tender cut of beef for the most special dinners. Get recipes for filet mignon, beef Wellington, roast beef, stuffed tenderloin, and other swoon-worthy dishes.

Staff Picks

Louise's Herbed Beef Tenderloin

Rating: 4.75 stars
This is a simple recipe for a tender and well-seasoned beef tenderloin.


Rating: 4.31 stars
A classic version, easy to make and flavorful.

Air Fryer Beef Tenderloin

Beef tenderloin with a lovely crispy crust and soft inside made in your air fryer. This is perfect to serve Italian style, room temperature with a squeeze of lemon and a drizzle of olive oil.

Herbed and Spiced Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Rating: 4.61 stars
Here's a special-occasion roast enhanced with classic seasonings. Roasting two large ends of tenderloin instead of one whole piece ensures even cooking. (The meat needs to be coated with its aromatic rub, then chilled for at least six hours before roasting.)

Beef Tenderloin Stuffed with Lobster

Rating: 4.27 stars
A recipe that will impress everyone. It should, because of the cost alone, but it's flavor makes it worth every penny.

Chateaubriand con Vino Brodo

Rating: 3.79 stars
A quick and tasty roast that uses the drippings for a wonderful sauce. Use extra sauce for roasted potatoes and veggies.

Blue Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon with Port Wine Sauce

Rating: 4.7 stars
Worth the effort! Tender and flavorful, great for a dinner party. Make the sauce a day ahead to cut down on the prep time.

Chef John's Bordelaise Sauce

Rating: 4.4 stars
This is a simple version of the classic French red wine and shallot reduction sauce.

Individual Beef Wellingtons

Rating: 4.56 stars
Serve these with a Bearnaise sauce. Mmm!

Beef Wellington

Rating: 4.54 stars
This is a very easy recipe that I learned when I was living in England. Note that Beef Wellington should always be served with the center slightly pink. Enjoy!

Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Herb-Garlic-Pepper Coating

Rating: 4.88 stars
Rosemary, thyme, and garlic season a whole beef tenderloin which is then grilled to a rosy pink.

Inspiration and Ideas

Individual Beef Wellingtons: Chef John's Smart Take on a Dumb Recipe

Meet the individual fun-size version of Beef Wellington! With all the elegance and dramatic presentation of the original—but much easier to make.

Beef Tenderloin With Roasted Shallots

Rating: Unrated
"Amazing! Absolutely amazing! I get requests for this for holidays and special occasions every year!" – lisa lange


Rating: 4.58 stars

This is one of my favorite Korean recipes. It's authentic, healthy, and absolutely delicious.