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Ideas for stretching 1-1/2 lbs beef tenderloin

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anniam Jun 27, 2012 12:24 PM

I've got a pound and a half of beef tenderloin. Any ideas on stretching this to feed 4 people?

  1. Passadumkeg Jun 27, 2012 01:50 PM

    Stroganoff.

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      anniam Jun 27, 2012 01:19 PM

      Great ideas! Thank you!
      I'll probably go with Stroganoff because I think I have all the ingredients.
      I'd love to grill it but it's end pieces left over from when I bought a whole tenderloin.

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        Dirtywextraolives Jun 27, 2012 12:53 PM

        Butterfly and stuff it. Grill or roast to desired done ness. Serve a cold soup as an app if it's hot where you are, or an heirloom tomato bisque. Soup will fill up your guests a bit so they aren't ravenous & looking for more food.

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          Markcron Jun 27, 2012 12:46 PM

          Slice into 4 six oz servings, grill mediaum rare.
          Serve with grilled asparagus and roasted new potatoes.

          1. biondanonima Jun 27, 2012 12:32 PM

            Vietnamese Shaking beef or any type of stirfry should do the job. Stroganoff is also a terrific idea.

            1. BabsW Jun 27, 2012 12:26 PM

              Beef Stroganoff

              http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

              I made this recipe for Christmas Eve last year. Wonderful, and plenty for four.

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              1. re: BabsW
                todao Jun 27, 2012 12:40 PM

                Whether it's this recipe or another one, Beef Stroganoff would be my choice.

                1. re: BabsW
                  Njchicaa Jun 27, 2012 12:59 PM

                  I use this recipe too but I use sour cream instead of whipping cream.

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