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Coffee - Crusted Beef Tenderloin

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“I got this recipe from a BJ's magazine. I have used the recipe on a beef roast (just be sure to adjust your cooking time and temp to 350). It can be made using decaff coffee.”
1hr 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Let beef sit on counter 1 hour before roasting.
  2. Preheat oven to 500.
  3. Cut slits in beef and insert 2 cloves of garlic. Fold over thin end of meat and tie with string.
  4. In a bowl, combine ground coffee beans, sugar, chili powder, sage, garlic powder onion, powder,and cayenne.
  5. Rub meat generously with 1/2 of rub and sit for 15 minutes. Repeat process.
  6. Place meat on rack in roasting pan, put onions and remaining garlic around meat. Do not cover.
  7. Turn oven down to 400. Roast for 30 to 40 minutes or internal temp is 130 rare; 145 medium.
  8. Remove from oven and let rest 10 minutes before slicing.
  9. In medium saucepan combine broth, Worcestershire sauce, coffee crystals, garlic powder, and seasoned salt and bring to a boil.
  10. Reduce heat and simmer.
  11. Dissolve cornstarch in water and whisk into broth mixture. Cook til thickened.
  12. Whisk in butter 1 chunk at a time. Season with salt and pepper.

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