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Emily's Fresh kitchen, beef tenderloin

Make Ahead Beef Tenderloin

  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x



1 whole beef tenderloin trimmed (45 pounds)

4 TBSP ghee

1 TBSP salt

2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 475.
  2. Place the tenderloin on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  3. Spread ghee all over the tenderloin.
  4. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  5. Roast for 25-35 minutes or until thermometer reads 135 for medium rare.
  6. Remove from the oven and wrap tightly in aluminum foil.
  7. Place the wrapped tenderloin in a cooler.
  8. The tenderloin will hold for up to 2 hours in the cooler.
  9. When you are ready to serve, unwrap the tenderloin and slice.
  10. If serving right away, allow the meat to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  11. Serves 8-10 as an entree.
  • Author: Emily Maxson
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
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