Beef Wellington

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour
  • 4 servings

Beef Wellington is a classic dish which gets all of the attention when served during family dinner. And it’s easy to understand why. The succulent and rosy beef is well tucked in a crunchy puff pastry blanket. So, if you are planning an intimate gathering, look no further than this wonderful meal! And don’t worry! You don’t have to be a chef to master it.

Ingredients Needed for Beef Wellington

1 pound beef tenderloin
salt
pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
6 mushrooms
2 teaspoons of mustard
1 egg
1 puff pastry sheet, thawed

How to Cook Beef Wellington

  1. Preheat the oven to 370°F/185°C.
  2. Season the beef with salt and pepper.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet at high heat and start cooking the meat.
  4. Fry for about 2 minutes on each side and 1 minute on the sides.
  5. When ready, remove it from the pan and let it rest.
  6. In the meantime, finely slice the mushrooms and mix them in a blender.
  7. Heat another skillet, add mushrooms and fry them for about a minute.
  8. Place the puff pastry on a wooden board and spread mushrooms in the middle of it.
  9. Place the mushrooms so that you can cover them with the beef tenderloin.
  10. Add it and spread mustard all over the beef’s surface.
  11. Break the egg, egg wash it, and spread it on the sides of the pastry.
  12. Keep some egg wash for later.
  13. Carefully wrap the pastry so that you cover the meat and don’t lose any flavor, then turn it upside down.
  14. Place the puff pastry in a baking tray, spread the remaining egg wash on its surface and add a pinch of salt.
  15. Cook it for 35 minutes.

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