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Ultimate Beef Wellington



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 75 mins (30m prep + 45m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Hardest recipe to make

local_grocery_store Ingredients

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  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. 2.Season the beef fillet with salt and pepper.
  3. 3.Heat olive oil in a skillet over high heat. Sear the beef fillet on all sides until browned. Remove from the skillet and let it cool.
  4. 4.In the same skillet, add more olive oil if needed. Sauté the mushrooms, shallots, and garlic until the mushrooms release their moisture and it evaporates.
  5. 5.Roll out the puff pastry on a lightly floured surface to a rectangle large enough to wrap the beef fillet.
  6. 6.Spread Dijon mustard on the puff pastry.
  7. 7.Place the cooled beef fillet in the center of the pastry.
  8. 8.Spread the mushroom mixture on top of the beef fillet.
  9. 9.Fold the pastry over the beef fillet, sealing the edges. Trim any excess pastry.
  10. 10.Brush the pastry with beaten egg.
  11. 11.Transfer the wrapped beef fillet to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  12. 12.Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the pastry is golden brown and the beef reaches your desired doneness.
  13. 13.Let the beef Wellington rest for a few minutes before slicing. Serve and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure to properly seal the pastry to prevent any leakage during baking.
  • chevron_rightFor a more intense mushroom flavor, you can sauté the mushrooms until they are golden brown.
  • chevron_rightServe the beef Wellington with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal.