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Tenderloin of Beef with Blue Cheese and Herb Crust

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  White bread slice 2 , crusts removed, toasted
  Crumbled blue cheese 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh chives 2 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Prepared demi glace 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Madeira wine 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Center cut beef tenderloin medallions 12 Ounce (4 Pieces Weighing 3 Ounces Each)

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Crumble the toast into a bowl and blend to a coarse paste with the blue cheese, parsley, chives, and pepper.
2. To prepare the Madeira sauce, combine the demi-glace and wine in a small saucepan. Bring the sauce to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and keep hot.
3. Spray the rack of a roasting pan with nonstick spray. Heat a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Swirl in the oil, then wipe the pan with a paper towel to absorb the excess. Sear the medallions until just browned, about 1 minute per side.
4. Arrange the medallions on the roasting rack. Coat the top side of each medallion with the blue cheese mixture. Roast until the crust is golden brown and the meat is done to taste, 3-4 minutes for medium-rare. Serve the medallions on a pool of warm Madeira sauce.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1275 Calories from Fat 715

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g122.1%

Saturated Fat 33 g164.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 259.6 mg86.5%

Sodium 1319.8 mg55%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 7 g27.8%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 89 g178.3%

Vitamin A 86.2% Vitamin C 95.9%

Calcium 37.5% Iron 39.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tenderloin Of Beef With Blue Cheese And Herb Crust Recipe