Slow Cooker Beef Tenderloin

Using a crock pot or slow cooker is a great way to prepare home cooked meals with very little effort and time. This method heats food gently and locks in all the taste allowing for a better distribution of flavors throughout your dish. This recipe is very versatile and can be paired with many different veggies and grains to create a well-balanced meal.

Ingredients:

Beef tenderloin1 lb450 g
Onion, chopped1 each1 each
Celery, chopped2 stalks2 stalks
Carrot, peeled and chopped1 large1 large
Onion soup mix, low sodium1 package1 package
Water1 cup250 mL
Olive oil2 Tbsp30 mL

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a large pan on medium/high.
  2. Sear outside of beef tenderloin until outside is browned, place in slow cooker.
  3. Add onion, celery and carrots.
  4. Whisk onion soup mix into water, add to slow cooker.
  5. Mix all ingredients around and turn slow cooker on to low for 6 hours or high for 3-4 hours.

Makes 4 servings ( 283 g /serving ). 1 serving = 4 oz beef