Roasted Beef Tenderloin

The Ingredients:

  • 2 and half pounds beef tenderloin
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • ½ tsp dried marjoram leaves
  • ¼ tsp coarse kosher salt

Start Cooking:

  1. Set oven at 425ºF
  2. Turn the small end of tenderloin under about six inches and tie with string every 1 and 1/2-inch.
  3. Place beef in shallow roasting pan with a rack.
  4. Brush with the olive oil and sprinkle with marjoram, pepper, salt.
  5. Insert meat thermometer in thickest part.
  6. Bake forty to fifty minutes uncovered or until thermometer reads 140°F.
  7. Cover beef loosely with aluminum foil and set aside for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove the string and serve.

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