Savory Beef Tenderloin

Enjoy this wonderful beef dinner that is ready in 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb beef tenderloin
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
2
teaspoons sugar
1
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 oz)
1
small onion, thinly sliced
3/4
cup beef broth
1/4
cup dry red wine or nonalcoholic wine
1
tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 Cut beef into four 3/4-inch slices. In small bowl, mix marjoram, sugar and pepper; rub on both sides of beef slices.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook beef in oil 3 to 5 minutes, turning once, until brown. Remove beef to serving platter; keep warm.
  • 3 In drippings in skillet, cook mushrooms and onion over medium-high heat about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix broth, wine and cornstarch; stir into mushroom mixture. Cook over medium-high heat about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Pour over beef.

Expert Tips

Slice prep time by purchasing pre-sliced mushrooms; just measure and start cooking!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.