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21 Ways to Dress Up Beef Tenderloin

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Looking for the best beef tenderloin roast recipe? Or wondering how long to cook beef tenderloin? Or how many pounds of beef tenderloin per person? (Answer: between 3 to 6 ounces.) Or how to trim beef? Or whether beef tenderloin is filet mignon? (Answer: the latter is a cut from the former) You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. Here, you’ll find our most meltingly tender beef tenderloin recipes along with easy ways to amp up this prized meat’s flavor. Think: fresh herbs, spice rubs, textured crusts, rich sauces, and simple compound butters. Pick the flavor-boosters best suited to your Christmas dinner or special-occasion meal and get ready for raves!

For more holiday suggestions, check out our other round-ups such as festive vegetable sides such as green beans,  holiday potatoes, five-ingredient hors d’oeuvres, and other roasted meats like standing rib roasts and Beef Wellington,plus bar cookies, fudge and showstopper holiday desserts. And be sure to tell us about your favorites on our Facebook page.

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