Updated Beef Wellington for Four

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2020

Culinary triumph awaits: I'll guide you through wrapping beef tenderloin in earthy mushrooms, savory prosciutto, and buttery pastry—and cooking it to rosy perfection.

SERVES4

TIME3 hours, plus 1½ hours resting and 12 hours salting

Updated Beef Wellington for Four

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For beef Wellington packed with flavor, we salted beef tenderloin overnight and then slathered it with piquant Dijon mustard before wrapping it in umami-rich prosciutto spread with superconcentrated duxelles. We traded the traditional puff ...

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