In the mood for beef? A twist on the traditional roast, this Walnut Crusted Beef Tenderloin has a rich juicy flavor enhanced by the walnut crust.


  • 1 beef tenderloin, 4 lb, trimmed
  • 1 C walnut pieces
  • 1/2 C almond flour
  • 1/2 C olive oil
  • 2 med. garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 T lemon zest
  • 1 t chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 t kosher salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400′ F.
  2. Combine nuts, almond flour, olive oil, zest, garlic, rosemary and salt in medium bowl.
  3. Place tenderloin onto a roasting pan. Tuck under small end to allow for more even cooking. Press topping firmly onto top and sides of tenderloin.
  4. Roast for 30-40 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 135’F on a meat thermometer for medium doneness.
  5. Remove from oven and lest rest for 10 minutes before slicing.