Herb and Spice Beef Tenderloin Roast Recipe

Herb and spice beef tenderloin recipe

The Spruce / Nita West

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 55 mins
Total: 60 mins
Servings: 10 to 12 servings
Yield: 1 roast
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
493 Calories
37g Fat
1g Carbs
36g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 10 to 12
Amount per serving
Calories 493
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 48%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 297mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 513mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Mustard, dried herbs, and spices give this tender and delicious beef tenderloin roast extra flavor. Serve this beef tenderloin with your favorite mashed or roasted potatoes and a side vegetable or tossed salad.


  • 1 (3- to 4-pound) beef tenderloin roast, trimmed

  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf rosemary

  • 2 teaspoons dried leaf thyme

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf tarragon

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for beef tenderloin
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  2. Heat oven to 400 F.

  3. Place the roast on a rack in a roasting pan.

    Place roast on rack
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  4. Combine the rosemary, thyme, garlic, nutmeg, allspice, salt, tarragon, pepper, and mustard. Rub the mixture all over the roast.

    Combine rosemary, thyme, and garlic
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  5. Roast for 45 to 55 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer registers about 145 F when inserted into the thickest part of the roast.

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  6. Remove from the oven, tent loosely with foil, and let the roast rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

    Remove from oven
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  7. Slice and serve with your choice of sides.

    Slice and serve
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