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Grilled beef tenderloin with blue cheese butter
Grilled beef tenderloin with blue cheese butter

Grilled beef tenderloin with blue cheese butter

Preparation 25 minutes
Cooking time 8 to 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) blue cheese, softened
  • 2 French shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 or 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) Italian parsley, chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 beef tenderloins, about 150 g (1/3 lb) each


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, cheese, shallots, garlic and parsley.
  2. Season generously with pepper.
  3. Soften with a fork until smooth.
  4. Form into a roll and place in the centre of a sheet of aluminum foil.
  5. Wrap tightly into a perfect roll.
  6. Twist each end to seal. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  7. Heat the barbecue grills, brush clean and oil lightly.
  8. Sear both sides of the tenderloins on a very hot grill until grill marks appear. Season with pepper to taste.
  9. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side for rare.
  10. Slice some rounds of butter. Place one round on each hot tenderloin. 
  11. Set aside to rest for 1 minute. Serve.
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