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Chipotle-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin

 Chipotle-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin
Go ahead, rub it in! Coating traditional tenderloin with lively, peppery flavors gives it a south-of-the-border twist. Your family or dinner guests will be impressed. —Country Woman Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 beef tenderloin roast (2 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 3 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  • Brush beef with oil. Combine the remaining ingredients; rub over
  • meat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Place on a rack coated with cooking spray in a shallow roasting pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 45-55 minutes or until meat reaches
  • desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read
  • 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand for 10
  • minutes before slicing. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3 ounces cooked beef equals 195 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 351 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber,

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Chipotle-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 lean meat.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.