Roast Fillet of Beef

Preparation info
  • Serves

    8 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

  • About


  • 1 fillet of beef (4-6 pounds), stripped of fat
  • olive oil or melted butter
  • freshly ground


Fillet of beef, the most tender of all beef cuts, cooks in a short time. At its best when served crusty brown outside and pink to rare inside, it should be roasted in a hot oven (450°F-M7) for 45 to 60 minutes.

To roast fillet: