Blue Cheese Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Serves 4 as an entree

Level of difficulty: easy


4 8 ounce medallions beef tenderloin
Salt & pepper to season
Olive oil for coating
2 tbsp melted butter
1 tsp chopped rosemary sprigs
3 tbsp blue cheese (crumbled)
2 tbsp fresh bread crumbs
1 tsp chopped chives


In a bowl, combine the rosemary, blue cheese, bread crumbs, chives, butter, salt and pepper to make the blue cheese crust.

Season beef with salt and pepper and rub with a small amount of olive oil. Place beef in a hot skillet and brown on both sides, about 45 seconds per side. Remove from pan, top with the blue cheese crust and place in a 375 degree oven until desired temperature of doneness has been reached, about 8-9 minutes for medium rare.

This recipe was created by Shaun Zwarun, Executive Chef at DesBarres Manor Inn, an 1837 luxury historic inn in the seacoast village of Guysborough, Nova Scotia. Call 902-533-2099.

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