Holiday Beef Fillet

Holiday Beef Fillet
Servings: 8 Prep 20 mins Cook 450°F 30 mins Roast 40 mins

Ingredients

Beef:
  • 1 (about 2 pounds),fillet trimmed and tied for roasting
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons black peppercorns, crushed
Sauce:
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) fat-free beef broth
  • 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour
Mashed Potatoes:
  • 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, with skins, scrubbed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup fat-free chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons refrigerated yogurt spread, such as Brummel and Brown
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Make It

Beef:

1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Rub beef with oil. Season with garlic salt; press peppercorns onto top and sides of beef. Place on rack in roasting pan.

2. Roast in 450 degrees F oven 40 minutes (130 degrees F to 135 degrees F on instant-read thermometer). Remove beef from pan; let stand 10 minutes (temperature will rise to 145 degrees F for medium-rare).

Sauce:

3. With cooking spray, coat nonstick skillet. Add shallot, garlic; cook over medium, stirring, 5 minutes. Add thyme, oregano, salt, 1-1/4 cups broth. Reduce to 1/2 cup, 10 minutes.

4. Strain sauce; return to skillet. In small cup, mix 1/4 cup broth and flour. Stir into sauce in skillet; boil 1 minute to thicken. If sauce is too thick, stir in another 1/4 cup broth. Keep warm.

Potatoes:

5. In saucepan, combine potatoes, 1 teaspoon salt and enough water to cover. Cook, covered, over medium heat until tender, 30 minutes.

6. Meanwhile, in small saucepan, mix broth, spread, shallot, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and nutmeg. Bring to boiling. Remove from heat.

7. Drain potatoes; return to pan. Add broth-yogurt spread mixture; mash to desired consistency. Stir in parsley. Serve beef with sauce and potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 293, Fat, total (g): 10, chol. (mg): 71, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 22, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 27, sodium (mg): 757, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.