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Jan 21, 2012 10:45 AM

What to do with beef tenderloin bits?

I bought a whole beef tenderloin at Sams, and after saving half for a roast and trimming the other half into cute steaks, I have some extra chunks left over, enough for one small meal perhaps. They're about the right size for stew meat, but that's not something you do with tenderloin. Some of it I minced and gave to my (tremendously spoiled) cat, but what should I do with the rest?

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  1. Brown it, add some veggies (scallions, celery, snow peas if you've got 'em, or anything you might like. Add a bit of garlic, some ginger and soy sauce along with some white wine. Serve over rice.

      1. re: twyst

        More or less agree. I'd skewer it and marinade in an asian base with soy, mirin, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, scallions etc. for like 30 mins and grill or roast quickly under the broiler. Serve with a kickass spicy peanut satay sauce. Yum

        1. Beef Stroganoff -- tenderloin is perfect for it.

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          1. re: berkleybabe

            +1 to this. I had a large Chateaubriand at Christmas that wouldn't fit in the pan I had to use, so I lopped off the tail and made stroganoff with it the next week.

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