Smoky Paprika Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Root Vegetables
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1 HRS 15 MINS
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Step 1Heat oven to 425°F. Place seasoning ingredients except olive oil in food processor; cover and process until parsley is chopped, stopping and scraping side of container as needed. With the motor running, slowly add oil through the opening in cover, processing just until combined.
Cooking Tip: Smoked paprika has a distinct smoky flavor and is made from ground smoked sweet red peppers, often from Spain. Smoked paprika is available in large markets and gourmet stores or can be ordered through the internet. Regular sweet paprika may be substituted.
Step 2Press 3 tablespoons seasoning mixture evenly onto all surfaces of beef Tenderloin Roast Center-Cut. Reserve remaining seasoning mixture.
Step 3Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is centered in thickest part of beef, not resting in fat. Do not add water or cover. Roast in 425°F oven 35 to 40 minutes for medium rare; 45 to 50 minutes for medium doneness.
Step 4Meanwhile combine remaining seasoning mixture, red potatoes, sweet potatoes and cipollini in large bowl; toss to coat. Transfer vegetables to metal baking pan. Place in oven with beef roast. Roast 35 to 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender and lightly browned. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon parsley and salt, as desired.
Cooking Tip: Cipollini onions look and taste like small, flat onions but are actually bulbs of the grape hyacinth. Sometimes referred to as wild onions, they can often be found in the produce department of large supermarkets. One pound peeled yellow onion wedges may be substituted.
Step 5Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135°F for medium rare; 145°F for medium. Transfer roast to carving board and immediately sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon parsley. Tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 10°-15°F to reach 145°F for medium rare; 160°F for medium.)
Step 6Carve roast into slices; season with salt, as desired. Serve with vegetables. Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon parsley.
Nutrition information per serving: 498 Calories; 171 Calories from fat; 19g Total Fat (5 g Saturated Fat; 10 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 90 mg Cholesterol; 306 mg Sodium; 42 g Total Carbohydrate; 5.2 g Dietary Fiber; 38 g Protein; 5 mg Iron; 10.4 mg NE Niacin; 1 mg Vitamin B6; 1.9 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.5 mg Zinc; 38.7 mcg Selenium.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Dietary Fiber.
Filed Under:Pot Roast / Comfort Foods