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Beef Tenderloin Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Connie Blackburn

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tablespoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
5 pound beef tenderloin, trimmed

Directions:
Directions:
Combine dry ingredients.
Rub tenderloin with oil; coat with spice mixture.

Bake at 500 15 minutes or until browned. Lower temperature to 375; bake for 20 more minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Medium rare, 135, for mom's tenderloin. Let stand 10 minutes. Slice meat across the grain.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It seems so easy, but no matter how many times I try this, no one can make Beef Tenderloin like mom! She must put in her secret ingredient of love when we are not looking!

 

 

 

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