Stuffed Beef Tenderloin - How to Stuffed a Beef Tenderloin

This Christmas Eve dinner I prepared a awesome stuffed beef tenderloin stuffed with layers of goodness.

Ingredients

Beef tenderloin 1 , trimmed, butterflied
Salt and pepper To Taste
Roasted bell pepper strips 1 Cup (16 tbs) (as needed)
Fresh basil leaves 15 (as needed)
For filling
Chopped spinach 10 Ounce , Defrosted
Goat cheese 10 Ounce
Chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tablespoon
Fresh chopped thyme 1 Tablespoon
For merlot sauce
Merlot 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
Fresh parsley 1 Teaspoon
Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat grill to 350 degree F.

MAKING

For Stuffing:

2. In a bowl, combine spinach, cheese, rosemary, and thyme. Mix well.

3. Season beef with salt and pepper. Lay roasted bell pepper, and fresh basil leaves on top, followed by spinach goat cheese stuffing. Roll the meat and tie with kitchen twine as shown in the video.

4. Place beef on preheated grill and sear on all sides. Transfer beef to an extended rack and continue to cook until the internal temperature reaches 135 degree. Remove from heat, tent with foil and let rest for 60 minutes.

For Sauce:

5. In a saucepan, pour merlot and reduce it by half.

6. Add Dijon mustard, parsley, tomato paste, salt, and cayenne pepper. Mix well.

7. Pour heavy cream and whisk to combine. Simmer and reduce by half.

SERVING

8. Slice beef and serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 897Calories from Fat 439

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.4%

Saturated Fat 25 g125%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 458 mg19.08%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 98 g196%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet