Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Madeira Mushroom Sauce

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Jan. 18, 2012


Beef bones 2 (flat)
Whole beef tenderloin 6 Pound (1 piece)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Coarsely ground pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Dry mustard 1/4 Teaspoon
Chutney 2 Tablespoon
Softened butter 4 Tablespoon
Thinly sliced fresh mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Condensed beef consomme 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , undiluted
Madeira wine 3 Tablespoon



1) In a 1 1/2 to 2 inches, shallow roasting pan arrange the 2 flat beef bones.

2) Place the whole beef tenderloin over the bones so that they are not touching the pan directly.

3) In a bowl, mix together salt, pepper, dry mustard, chutney and 2 tablespoons of softened butter.

4) Rub this mixture over the top of the meat.

5) Preheat the oven to 450F.


6) Roast the beef for about 20 to 40 minutes till the meat thermometer reads 140F for rare and 160F for medium, as per your likeness.

7) When the beef has roasted, transfer it onto a hot serving plate. Keep the meat warm till serving time by wrapping it tightly with an aluminium foil.

8) Into the beef drippings in the roasting pan, toss in the sliced mushrooms. Pour in the consomme.

9) Cook the mixture on a high flame, while scraping the bottom of the pan. Let the mixture boil for about a minute.

10) Pour in the madeira wine and 2 tablespoons of the leftover softened butter. Let the mixture simmer for about 1/2 minute.

11) Transfer the madeira mushroom sauce into a warm sauceboat.


12) Serve the Roast Tenderloin Of Beef With warm Madeira Mushroom Sauce on the side.


Beef Tenderloin tastes best when served rare.

Use a meat thermometer while cooking beef tenderloin to know its exact state of doneness.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 782Calories from Fat 339

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.5%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 766 mg31.92%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 102 g204%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet