Bearnaise Sauce- (b ehr-NAYZ) A beautiful creamy egg & butter sauce. It's a reduction of tarragon vinegar, white wine and shallots with egg yolk & butter. It's a delicious addition to beef, fish & asparagus.
1 centercut, prepared & tied beef tenderloin (your local Publix can prepare for you.)
2-3 tbsp. good olive oil
salt & pepper to taste
Pre heat oven to 450 degrees (yes 450)
Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet to medium high. Rub the tenderloin in olive oil, salt & pepper.
Brown tenderloin on all sides in the skillet. Then place the skillet in the hot oven, uncovered and cook for approximately 15 minutes. Then check internal temperature. When it reaches 130 degrees, remove from oven & cover loosely with foil. Let sit for 7 minutes. Then slice thinly and serve with bernaise sauce.