Impress with Beef Wellington



Impress with Beef Wellington

Prepare to dazzle your dinner guests with this classic Beef Wellington recipe. The combination of tender beef fillet, savory mushroom duxelles, and flaky puff pastry creates a dish that’s a true culinary masterpiece. Follow our step-by-step instructions, and you’ll have a restaurant-quality meal right in your own kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds beef fillet
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package puff pastry sheets
  • Dijon mustard for brushing
  • 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Season the beef fillet with salt and pepper, then sear it in a hot skillet with olive oil until browned on all sides. Let it cool.
  3. In the same skillet, sauté the mushrooms, garlic, and shallot in butter until the mixture becomes dry. Set aside to cool.
  4. Roll out the puff pastry sheets, spread a thin layer of Dijon mustard, and place the mushroom mixture on top.
  5. Place the seared beef fillet on the mushroom mixture, then encase it in the puff pastry. Seal the edges.
  6. Brush the pastry with beaten egg and score the top for ventilation.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown and the beef reaches your desired doneness.
  8. Let it rest for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Impress your loved ones with this elegant Beef Wellington recipe. It’s the perfect dish for special occasions.

Nutritional Information: (per serving)
– Calories: 550
– Fat: 38g
– Carbohydrates: 24g
– Protein: 28g

Make your next dinner unforgettable with this Beef Wellington recipe. The combination of tender beef, earthy mushrooms, and flaky pastry will leave everyone at the table impressed. Whether it’s a special occasion or a cozy dinner at home, this dish is sure to be a hit. Enjoy the rich flavors and the joy of creating a restaurant-quality meal right in your own kitchen.