You might know the Tenderloin Steak as a “Filet Mignon.” It is considered the most tender steak, which helps explain why it’s so popular. You can cook this tasty cut in a cast-iron skillet, on the grill, or under the broiler. Tenderloin Roast is similarly tender and carves up beautifully for dinner. Learn how long meat lasts in the fridge.
Psst…a Porterhouse Steak is a combination of Tenderloin and Strip steaks. It’s a two-for-one!
Tenderloin Substitutes: A ribeye roast will turn out nearly as tender as the tenderloin, but it contains significantly more fat and will take longer to cook. A sirloin butt roast also works, and pork tenderloin is a good option if you’re not sold on beef for dinner. If you’re cooking a tenderloin that’s been cut into steaks (like filet mignon), swap in a Denver steak or top sirloin steaks.