Spit-Roasted Fillet of Beef with Herbs and Mushrooms

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook

The Cookbook Library

By Anne Willan

Published 2012

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  • 5 or 6 button mushrooms (about 4 ounces or 110 g)
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons


To Prepare the Marinade

Trim the mushrooms and coarsely chop them. Add the chopped parsley, green onion tops, and garlic and chop all together until quite fine. This is best done by hand. Mix these aromatics in a bowl with the oil, salt, and pepper.

To Prepare and Roast the Beef

Trim any membrane or fat