Beef Tenderloin Steak
Beef Tenderloin steak comes from the short loin area (middle) of the cow, and it’s the most tender type of beef. Beef Tenderloin is actually a catch-all phrase for the steaks that come from this area of the cow, most notably Filet Mignon, Chateaubriand, and Tournedos.
Characteristics of Beef Tenderloin steak include:
•Beef Tenderloin steak is the most expensive cut of steak
•Beef Tenderloin steaks are very tender, perfect for steak lovers who like to cut their meat with a fork
•There’s virtually no fat in Beef Tenderloin steaks
•Beef Tenderloin steaks have a very mild flavor
•Filet Mignon steaks are cut from the large end of the tenderloin
•Chateaubriand steaks are cut from the middle of the tenderloin
•Tournedos, which are small round steaks, are cut from the end of the tenderloin
Grilling time for Beef Tenderloin steaks: Varies significantly according to the size and cut of steak. Use a meat thermometer to test for doneness.
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