Roast Whole Beef Tenderloin

Filet de Boeuf Rôti

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About

The weight of a whole tenderloin will vary depending not only on the size of the steer but on how thoroughly the tenderloin has been trimmed. (For information about trimming tenderloin yourself.) If you buy your tenderloin from a wholesaler or from a supermarket that’s trying to make it seem inexpensive, it may have a thick covering of fat. At most butcher shops and supermarkets, this fat will have been removed and a tenderloin with the same amount of mea