Holiday spiced Whole Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Root Veggies

  • PREP: 25min

  • COOK: 3h 0min

  • SERVES: 8

  • PREP: 25min

  • COOK: 3h 0min

  • SERVES: 8

  • Beef

This gorgeous piece of meat will be the star of your holiday meal. A blend of aromatic spices and herbs will fill your home with festive cheer, and make your guests wish they had ButcherBox meat at home too! The root vegetables will wow the crowd (don’t tell anyone how easy they were!) and are sure to become a year-round dinner staple. You can always substitute any of the veggies for other root vegetables or squashes.

Ingredients (23):

  • Beef Rub
  • 1 ButcherBox Whole Beef Tenderloin
  • 4 oranges, just the zest
  • ¼ c rosemary, finely chopped
  • ¼ c parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 2 Tbls dijon
  • 2 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • Roasted Vegetables
  • 3 large parsnips, peeled and sliced on an angle, about ¼ inch thick
  • 6 large carrots, peeled and sliced on an angle, about ¼ inch thick
  • 2 medium turnips, peeled and sliced on an angle, about ¼ inch thick
  • 1 large rutabaga, peeled and sliced to match the other vegetables
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • ¼ c fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp coriander
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Place Beef Tenderloin on wire rack and sprinkle coarse kosher salt liberally on all sides. Refrigerate on lowest shelf uncovered overnight. Remove from fridge 1 hr before cooking.
  2. Mix all ingredients for the roasted vegetables and set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 250°F. Mix all beef rub ingredients, brush tenderloin with dijon and spread spice rub over top and sides of beef.
  4. Place beef in oven and roast until thermometer in thickest part reads 115°F, or about 2 hrs. Remove from oven and set aside. Let rest at room temperature for up to 2 hrs or refrigerate it again until you are ready for Step 7. Make sure to bring it back to room temperature before completing the roasting.
  5. Preheat oven to 425°F
  6. Spread vegetables on sheet tray in a single layer, and roast in oven until fork-tender and slightly browned, or about 25 min. Remove from oven and set aside. These can be served immediately or reheated later with a little olive oil or butter, and will be just as good!
  7. Place beef back in 425°F preheated oven and roast for another 10 - 15 min. Remove when thermometer inserted in the thickest part reads 125°F.
  8. Let beef rest for at least 20 min before slicing and serving. Bon Appetit!

Happy Eating!

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