12/31/13

Artichoke-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin Recipe



Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package (6 ounces) stuffing mix
  • 1 beef tenderloin roast (3 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 4 bacon strips, halved
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    TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
    MAKES: 10 servings

    Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in the artichokes, mushrooms and broth. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat. Stir in stuffing mix; cool slightly.
  • Cut a lengthwise slit down the center of the tenderloin to within 1/2 in. of bottom. Open tenderloin so it lies flat. On each half, make another lengthwise slit down the center to within 1/2 in. of bottom; open roast and cover with plastic wrap. Flatten to 1/2-in. thickness. Remove plastic.
  • Spread stuffing mixture over meat. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Tie the roast at 2-in. intervals with kitchen string. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan; arrange bacon pieces over roast.
  • Bake at 425° for 40-50 minutes or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 10 servings.
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