Beef Wellington Recipe Video

Beef Wellington - perfect for the holidays or a weekend dinner party, this masterpiece is worth the effort.

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time55 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Servings10Cuisine
CourseTaste
MethodSpeciality
Main IngredientInterest Group,

Ingredients

 Puff pastry sheets245 Gram, thawed (Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets)
 Beef tenderloin2 1⁄2 Pound (2 - 2 1/2 pound)
 Oil1 Tablespoon (For greasing)
 Black pepper To Taste, grounded (Optional)
 Eggs1
 Water1 Tablespoon
 Mushrooms2 Cup (32 tbs), finely chopped
 Onion1 Medium, finely chopped
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon (For dusting)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 305 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 100.3 mg

Sodium 191.7 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.7%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 28 g56.7%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 3.2%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 425°F. Grease a roasting pan with oil and set aside.
2. In a small bowl combine together egg and water to make egg wash. Set aside.

MAKING
3. Place the beef tenderloin into the prepared roasting pan. Season with the black pepper.
4. Roast the tenderloin for 30 minutes in the oven at 425 degrees, or until a meat thermometer reads 130°F.
5. Cover the tenderloin with the foil and refrigerate the meat for 60 minutes to cool.
6. Reheat the oven to 425°F.
7. In a medium skillet heat the butter over medium-high heat.
8. Add in the mushrooms and onion and cook until the mushrooms are tender and all the liquid is evaporated, stirring often. Let the mushrooms cool.
9. Lightly flour the kitchen counter. Unfold one pasty sheet and roll it into a rectangle about 4 inches longer and 6 inches wider than the beef.
10. Brush the pastry sheet with the egg wash.
11. Spoon the mushroom mixture onto the pastry sheet to within one inch of the edges.
12. Place the beef in the center of the mushroom mixture, fold the pastry over the beef and press to seal.
13. Place the Wellington, seam-side down onto a baking sheet. Tuck the ends under to seal. Brush the pastry exterior with the egg wash.
14. Bake the Wellington for 25 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown and a meat thermometer reads 140°F.

SERVING
15. Slice and serve Beef Wellington with red wine.

Editors Review

If you are arranging a gorgeous dinner party and want to impress your guests with something real delicate, then beef wellington could be a nice choice. You might have an idea, that preparing this at home is only a professional chef's job. No - you too can prepare this, when you watch the video and follow the necessary steps. So, go ahead!
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