Beef Tenderloin (best recipe)

  1. 4 1/2-5 pounds filet of beef or beef tenderloin whole
  2. Marinade:
  3. 1/2 cup soy sauce
  4. 1/2 cup honey
  5. 2 tbs chopped ginger
  6. 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  7. 1/3 cup dry red wine
  8. 2 tbs black pepper
  9. 2 tbs chopped garlich
  10. 3 tbs cornstarch
  11. 1 bay leaf
  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in heavy saucepan mix well
  2. Bring just to boiling point
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool
  4. Place beef in glass enamel or stainless steel pan
  5. Pour cooled marinade over beef and cover
  6. Allow to marinate over night
  7. Remove from fridge several hours before roasting
  8. Preheat oven to 450°F
  9. Place meat in shallow baking pan and pour marinade over it (I leave it in the shallow dish in which it marinated overnight)
  10. Roast for 20 minutes basting with marinate from time to time
  11. Reduce heat to 350°F
  12. Continue roasting another 20 minutes (or until beef reaches desired doneness)
  13. Remove from oven and let cool in marinade
  14. Cut into thin slices and serve at room temperature
  15. Note: This is best served rare to medium rare It is often done after 40 minutes of roasting so please be care not to overcook

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