A beef tenderloin is stuffed with fresh mushrooms, bacon and more yumminess, then roasted til delicious in this simple but elegant dish.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 20 servings
1 cup plus 3 Tbsp. KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing, divided
1 beef tenderloin (5 lb.)
2 pkg. (10 oz. each) fresh mushrooms, chopped
2 cups STOVE TOP Homestyle Herb Stuffing Mix in the Canister
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits
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Let's Make It
Pour 1 cup dressing over meat in shallow dish. Refrigerate 1 hour to marinate, turning after 30 min.
Meanwhile, cook and stir mushrooms in remaining dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until tender. Add stuffing mix and water; mix well. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and bacon.
Heat oven to 450°F. Remove meat from marinade; discard marinade. Starting 1 inch from one end of meat, cut lengthwise slit down center of meat to within 1 inch of opposite end, being careful to not cut through to bottom of meat. Gently pull meat apart to make pocket; fill with stuffing mixture. Place on rack in roasting pan.
Bake 45 min. to 1 hour or until meat is medium doneness (160°F). Let stand 10 min. before slicing to serve.
Meat can be baked (uncovered) in 325°F oven 1 hour 20 to 1 hour 25 min. or until medium doneness (160°F).
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Total Carbohydrates 6g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.