This scrumptious beef dish will satisfy the carnivore and cannabis lover in everyone !
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
3/4 pound shallots, halved lengthwise and peeled
1 1/2 tablespoons canna-olive oil ( see our recipe )
salt and pepper to taste
3 cups beef broth
3/4 cup port wine
1 1/2 teaspoons tomato paste
2 pounds beef tenderloin roast, trimmed
1 teaspoon dried thyme
3 slices bacon, diced
3 tablespoons canna-butter (see our recipe )
1 tablespoon all-purpose canna- flour( see our recipe )
4 sprigs watercress, for garnish
1Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F and using a 9 inch pie pan toss the shallots in with canna-oil to coat.
2Season with salt and pepper. Roast shallots until they are are deep brown and very tender, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.
3In a large saucepan, combine beef broth and port. Bring this mixture to a boil.
4Cook over high heat until the volume is reduced by about half, usually after around 30 minutes.
5Whisk in the tomato paste and set aside for now.
6Next you will want to pat the beef dry and sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper.
7Take a large roasting pan and set over medium heat on your stove top and saute the bacon until golden brown.
8Next take transfer the bacon to paper towels to help remove excess fat.
9Go ahead and the beef tenderloin to the pan and brown on all sides over medium high heat, about 7 minutes.
10Transfer pan to oven and roast beef until meat thermometer inserted into center shows125 degrees F for medium rare usually about 25 minutes and depending on your oven. Transfer the beef to your platter and tent loosely with foil.
11Spoon fat off top of pan drippings in roasting pan.
12Place pan over high heat on stove top. Add the broth mixture and bring to boil stirring around to scrape up any browned bits.
13Transfer to a medium saucepan, and bring to simmer.
14Mix 1 1/2 tablespoon of canna-butter and canna-flour in small bowl to form smooth paste and whisk into broth mixture and simmer until sauce thickens.
15Whisk in remaining canna-butter. Stir in roasted shallots and the bacon and season with salt and pepper.
16Cut beef into 1/2 inch thick slices and spoon sauce over, and garnish with watercress for an extra culinary touch.