Herb-Pepper-Crusted Fillet of Beef

Herb-Pepper-Crusted Fillet of Beef
Servings: 8 Prep 5 mins Bake 40 mins 425 degrees F/375 degrees F


  • 3 pounds fillet of beef, trimmed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons whole black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Make It

1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.

2. Pat fillet dry with paper toweling. Place thyme, rosemary, peppercorns and salt in small food processor or blender. Whirl to crush. Place mixture on waxed paper. Roll fillet in mixture until entirely coated. Place on rack in roasting pan. Sprinkle remaining herb mixture over top of fillet.

3. Roast fillet in 425 degrees F oven for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F. Roast 30 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 130 degrees F for rare. For medium, cook until 140 degrees F. Remove from the oven. Let rest 10 to 15 minutes before carving. If serving cold, cool to room temperature and then refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 272, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 106, carb. (g): 1, pro. (g): 36, sodium (mg): 347, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.