Roasted Beef Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon
You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Roasted Beef Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and primal diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes.
Preheat oven to 450°F. Using small sharp knife, cut twelve 1-inch-deep slits all over beef tenderloin. Insert garlic slices into slits. Rub pepper all over tenderloin. Arrange bacon slices on work surface, overlapping slightly and forming rectangle.
Place 1 rosemary branch down center of bacon rectangle, perpendicular to bacon slices.
Place tenderloin atop rosemary branch.
Place remaining 2 rosemary branches atop tenderloin. Wrap bacon slices around tenderloin and rosemary to enclose tenderloin completely.
Place tenderloin in roasting pan, bacon ends down. (Can be assembled 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
Roast tenderloin until meat thermometer inserted into center registers 125°F for rare, about 1 hour.
Remove from oven. Tent with foil and let tenderloin stand 10 minutes.
Transfer tenderloin to cutting board. Reserve pan drippings for Broccoli Pancotto, if desired. Using large sharp knife, cut tenderloin through bacon and rosemary into 1/2-inch-thick slices and serve.