Healthy Beef Tenderloin Recipes

Find healthy, delicious beef tenderloin recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Philly Cheesesteak-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Rating: 5 stars
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We've taken the key ingredients of a Philly cheesesteak--onions, peppers, thinly sliced beef and provolone cheese--and piled them into portobello mushroom caps to make a meaty and satisfying low-carb main dish.

Grilled Filet Mignon with Vegetable Kebabs

Rating: 4.8 stars
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You might be tempted to save beef filet for special occasions, but this low-fat cut is actually perfect weekday fare: it cooks up fast, stays juicy and carries other flavors perfectly. The kebabs are a wonderful mix of lemon, herbs and fresh vegetables.

Seared Steaks with Caramelized Onions & Gorgonzola

Rating: 4.84 stars
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In our humble opinion, steak is best topped with sweet caramelized onions and salty Gorgonzola cheese. We recommend seeking out good-quality Gorgonzola for the best flavor, but any will work. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and steamed carrots.

Filet Mignon with Blueberry-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Rating: 4.33 stars
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Blueberries, loaded with antioxidants, have a balance of sweet and sour, which makes them an excellent base for a rich, tangy barbecue sauce. Fresh thyme rubbed on the steak dovetails wonderfully with the blueberries. Serve with fresh tomato wedges.

Grilled Filet Mignon with Herb Butter & Texas Toasts

Rating: 4.43 stars
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This dish is simply luxurious: grilled beef tenderloin smothered in a vibrant herb butter served on top of a garlicky slab of whole-grain toast. And yes, with only about 303 calories and 14 grams of fat total, this steakhouse-worthy entree can be part of a healthy diet. If you like, make extra herb butter to top chicken, fish or even a grilled pork chop.

Spice-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin

Spices and brown sugar combine to create a heavenly dry rub for this grilled beef tenderloin roast.

French Onion Beef Tenderloin for Two

Rating: 4.69 stars
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We took the comforting flavors of French onion soup and turned them into an easy bistro-style steak dinner. Tender filet mignon gets smothered with sweet caramelized onions and topped by a crispy, Swiss cheese-covered crostini. Serve with green beans and smashed potatoes with buttermilk and chives.

French Onion Beef Tenderloin

Rating: 5 stars
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We took the comforting flavors of French onion soup and turned them into an easy bistro-style steak dinner. Tender filet mignon gets smothered with sweet caramelized onions and topped by a crispy, Swiss cheese–covered crostini. To double this recipe use 2 large skillets and prepare one 4-serving recipe in each. Serve with green beans and mashed potatoes with buttermilk and chives.

Beef Tenderloin with Cabernet-Mushroom Sauce

Rating: 5 stars
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For this classic roast beef recipe, cremini or white mushrooms are delicious in the sauce. But if you want to get fancy, mix in some wild mushrooms, such as oyster, maitake or porcini.

Beef Tenderloin with Pomegranate Sauce & Farro Pilaf

This recipe proves roasting then saucing with vibrant flavors is the best way to cook beef tenderloin. Double pomegranate--juice and molasses--lends fruity tartness to the sauce.

Filet Mignon with Madeira-Prune Sauce

Rating: 5 stars
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Prunes and Madeira meld in this sweet and savory sauce that's a snap to make--and it's so tasty you may be tempted to lick your plate. If you're in the mood to splurge, filet mignon is incomparably tender in this recipe. But don't worry--our tasters loved it with sirloin just as well. Make it a meal: Serve with Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash and Garlicky Green Beans.

Lobster-Topped Tenderloin with Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

You'll feel like you're out at a restaurant when you make this healthy surf-and-turf with lobster, steak, bacon and cheesy Brussels sprouts. Complete the meal with a glass of red wine, such as pinot noir.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Petite Tenderloin with Chipotle Sweet Potatoes and Cilantro Chimichurri
Perfect beef tenderloin filets are served with chipotle-infused sweet potatoes and topped with a cilantro dressing in this special meal for two.
Pastrami-Spiced Beef with Sauerkraut-Broccoli Slaw
Pre-prepped veggies and sauerkraut are the secret to making this healthy dinner recipe super-fast. Find broccoli slaw mix in most supermarkets near the other coleslaw mixes, and refrigerated fresh sauerkraut near the hot dogs. If you have the time and want to make your own broccoli slaw, shred broccoli stems through the large holes of a box grater.

Steak-&-Boursin-Wrapped Bells

Rating: 4.6 stars
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For an even quicker preparation, try deli roast beef.