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Filet of Beef Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melinda Shough
Added: Monday, May 11, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
One whole filet of beef (4 to 5 pounds) trimmed and tied
2 Tbls. unsalted butter at room temperature
1 Tbls. kosher salt
1 TBLS. coarsely ground pepper
1 Tbls. Herbs De Provence

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 500 degrees.
Place the beef on a baking sheet and pat the outside dry with a paper towel. Spread the butter on your hands. Sprinkle evenly with salt, pepper and herbs de Provence. Roast in the oven for exactly 22 minutes for rare and 25 minutes for medium-rare.
Remove the beef from the oven, cover it tightly with aluminum foil and allow it to rest at room temperature for 20 minutes. remove the string and slice the filet thickly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
One hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is really easy and delicious. Have your butcher trim and tie the beef, or buy a whole filet at Costco and trim and tie it yourself. Make sure your oven is at 500 degrees.
Serve with horseradish.

 

 

 

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