Chipotle Beef Tenderloins Recipe
Chipotle Beef Tenderloins Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Chipotle Beef Tenderloins Recipe

Publisher Photo
It's time to kick up steak night with this recipe that's perfect for the grill. Prepping the steaks while the sauce simmers saves time.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups seeded chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle hot pepper sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 6 beef tenderloin steaks (1-1/2 inches thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons steak seasoning

Nutritional Facts

1 steak with 1/3 cup sauce equals 324 calories, 15 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 649 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 38 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, saute the onion, green pepper, jalapeno and chipotle pepper in oil until tender. Add the tomatoes, pepper sauce, sugar, salt, chili powder and cumin. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently.
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in cilantro and Liquid Smoke if desired.
  3. Meanwhile, sprinkle steaks with steak seasoning. Grill, over medium heat for 7-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Serve with sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chipotle Beef Tenderloins in Taste of Home June/July 2011, p23

Nutritional Facts

1 steak with 1/3 cup sauce equals 324 calories, 15 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 649 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 38 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

Reviews for Chipotle Beef Tenderloins

AVERAGE RATING
   (0)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (0)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT