Beef Wellington

Cari Blowers

By
@IRISHGIRL81

Looking for an impressive dish for the holidays? It takes a little time to put this dish together, but it's simple to do...and the results are outstanding and delicious.


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Rating:

Serves:

10

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

1
beef tenderloin (2 to 2 1/2 pounds)
ground black pepper (optional)
1/2
17.3-ounce package pepperidge farm® puff pastry sheets (1 sheet), thawed
1
egg
1 Tbsp
water
1 Tbsp
butter
2 c
finely chopped mushrooms
1 medium
onion, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat the oven to 425°F. Place the beef into a lightly greased roasting pan. Season with the black pepper if desired, Roast for 30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 130°F. Cover the pan and refrigerate for 1 hour.
2
Heat the oven to 425°F. Beat the egg and water in a small bowl with a fork or whisk.
3
Heat the butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms and onion and cook until the mushrooms are tender and all the liquid is evaporated, stirring often.
4
Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Roll the pastry sheet into a rectangle 4 inches longer and 6 inches wider than the beef. Brush the pastry sheet with the egg mixture. Spoon the mushroom mixture onto the pastry sheet to within 1-inch of the edges. Place the beef in the center of the mushroom mixture. Fold the pastry over the beef and press to seal. Place seam-side down onto a baking sheet. Tuck the ends under to seal. Brush the pastry with the egg mixture.
5
Bake for 25 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown and a meat thermometer reads 140°F.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef