Beef Wellington

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15

min

Preparation

35

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

3

Steps

18

Ingredients

A celebratory meal. This meal is not only delicious but makes a great centrepiece as well.

Step 1

  • Heat oven to 200 degrees celcius.

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  • Brush filet mignon with olive oil.

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  • Coat fillet mignon with salt, black pepper, ground coriander, ground cumin, thyme and rosemary on all sides.

Step 2

  • Heat up pan over medium heat. Add 1 Tbsp of olive oil to sear each tenderloin.

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  • Place filet mignon in the pan. Leave it to sear on all sides for about 4 mins. Remove. Set aside.

  • With the same pan under low heat, add 1 Tbsp Olive Oil and 2 Tbsp of butter.

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  • Add minced garlic and chopped onions.

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  • Add chopped mushrooms, mix well and cook till juices reduce.

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  • Add Worcestershire sauce. Season well with pinch of salt and black pepper, mix well.

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  • Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.

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  • Remove from heat. Leave to cool and add breadcrumbs, mix well.

Step 3

  • On a floured surface, roll out puff pastry to an 18 x 30 cm strip.

  • Place on a lined baking tray.

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  • Brush pastry with Dijon mustard.

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  • Add cooked mushroom duxelle mixture, spreading it.

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  • Add cooked filet mignon in the middle of pastry.

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  • Brush the edges with egg wash.

  • Cover with another piece of puff pastry and secure edges with a fork.

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  • Trim the sides and press with a fork to form marks.

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  • Cut strips of puff pastry and drape over to form lattice pattern. Trim off excess pastry. Secure edges.

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  • Glaze with more egg wash.

  • Chill in refrigerator for at least 10 minutes.

  • Remove beef from fridge and bake for about 25 mins.

  • Remove from oven. Leave to cool before slicing it into thick slices.

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  • Serve immediately.

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