Cognac-Marinated Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches



  • 1/2 c. reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/3 c. low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 T minced fresh chives
  • 2 T prepared horseradish


  • 1 (2.5 lbs) Roseda center-cut beef tenderloin
  • 1/3 c. finely chopped shallots
  • 1/3 c. cognac
  • 1/3 c. water
  • 2 T minced fresh tarragon
  • 2 t chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 t freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 t kosher salt
  • Cooking spray
  • Sandwich rolls, cut in half horizontally


  • To prepare cream, combine first 4 ingredients. Cover and chill.
  • To prepare tenderloin, secure tenderloin at 1-inch intervals with twine. Combine tenderloin, shallots, and the next 6 ingredients (through garlic) in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal. Shake to coat tenderloin evenly with cognac mixture. Marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours, turning bag occasionally.


  • Preheat oven to 450°.
  • Remove tenderloin from bag; discard marinade. Sprinkle tenderloin evenly with salt. Place tenderloin in a shallow roasting pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 450° for 40 minutes or until medium-rare or desired degree of doneness.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Cut tenderloin crosswise into thin slices.
  • Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons cream on bottom half of each roll; top each roll with about 1 ounce beef and top half of roll.

Recipe from My Recipes

About Roseda Beef

Roseda Beef is a family-operated business, started in 1999. We are a farm dedicated to raising the finest Black Angus beef. From cattle fed only on grass, soybean meal, corn, hay and fresh water, with grain to finish. We use no growth hormones. No chemical additives. No antibiotics, unless medically necessary. We emphasize quality over quantity. We dry-age every cut of our beef the old-fashioned way, for a delightful tenderness, and fuller, richer flavor. Our goal is simple: to provide the finest beef you’ll ever eat – with attentive, enthusiastic service from the people who raise it. Because that’s what you, our customers, have told us you look forward to when you buy Roseda Beef.
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