Peppercorn-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Gremolata


In the mood for Italian food over the holidays, but want to avoid the traditional pasta laden dishes? This dish is pure Paleo and will satisfy your cravings for the taste of Italy. The blending of fresh herbs and spices, with the flavors of the tenderloin steaks, pairs well with a green salad and seasonal fruit of your choice. Salute!

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Peppercorn-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Gremolata

Beef Tenderloin with Gremolata

Beef Tenderloin with GremolataIn the mood for Italian food over the holidays, but want to avoid the traditional pasta laden dishes? This dish is pure Paleo and will satisfy your cravings for the taste of Italy. The blending of fresh herbs and spices, with the flavors of the tenderloin steaks, pairs well with a green salad and seasonal fruit of your choice. Salute!

  • Author: Lorrie Cordain
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x
  • Category: Main Dish/Beef
  • Cuisine: Italian
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Ingredients

  • 4 beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (12 inches thick)
  • Coconut oil (coating for steak)
  • 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
  • 6 teaspoons coconut oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Instructions

For Steaks:

  1. Coat each steak on both sides with a thin layer of coconut oil and sprinkle evenly with pepper.
  2. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add 2 teaspoons coconut oil and spread evenly to coat pan.
  4. Add steaks to pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

 

For the Gremolata:

  1. Combine 4 teaspoons of coconut oil with remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk, until thoroughly combined.
  2. Top steaks with sauce and serve at once.

Notes

Beef Tenderloin with Gremolata Ingredients

Beef Tenderloin with Gremolata

Keywords: Beef Tenderloin, Gremolata, paleo, the paleo diet, italian, beef, christmas, holiday, recipe

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