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Grilled Beef Tenderloins Recipe

Grilled Beef Tenderloins Recipe

Bold flavors bring out the best in these super-tender steaks. —Patricia Swart, Galloway , New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ancho chili pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 beef tenderloin steaks (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients. Add the steaks; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for up to 4 hours.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill steaks, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 steak equals 263 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 402 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 37 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 5 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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