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Perfect Basic Beef Tenderloin

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“My boss Judy gave me this recipe today, I prepared it tonight and WOW! It is perfect for a family like mine, who some like it reddish pink and others more well done. Best of all it is a no brainer!”
1hr 15mins

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  1. Heat oven to 500 degrees.
  2. Spray a small roasting pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Rub beef with just enough olive oil to moisten.
  4. Season to taste with garlic powder, seasoned salt and seasoned pepper, taking care to do both sides.
  5. Place in roasting pan.
  6. Add water to pan, but do not pour over beef.
  7. Cook 15 minutes uncovered at 500 degrees.
  8. Turn oven down to 375 degrees.
  9. Cook an additional 45 minutes at 375 degrees.
  10. Let sit 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.
  11. Place meat on platter and pour pan juices over.

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