Filet de Boeuf Rôti

Roast Tenderloin of Beef

Preparation info

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Appears in

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

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  • 1 (3–4-pound) tenderloin of beef
  • Sheet of fat
  • 2 tablespoons Cognac


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Cut the tail end from the tenderloin. (Use it at a later date to make Stroganoff.) Encase tenderloin in sheets of fat (ask butcher to cut fat for larding a roast). Tie them in place.
  2. Set roast in a V-shaped roasting rack,