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Beef eye of round may be substituted for the beef tenderloin. Follow the same method, roasting 10 minutes more for medium rare (30 to 35 minutes total).

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Heat oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Generously season beef with salt and pepper. Add to skillet, and brown on all sides, about 10 minutes total. Transfer skillet to oven.

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  • Roast until beef registers 130 for medium-rare, 20 to 25 minutes. Let beef stand for 20 minutes. Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices.

  • Meanwhile, mash garlic with a fork in a small bowl. Stir in mayonnaise, lemon juice, and herbs. Season with salt and pepper. (Garlic-herb mayonnaise can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.)

  • Spread 1 tablespoon of the mayonnaise onto each bread slice. Top with beef. Just before serving, add watercress. Season with salt and pepper.

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87 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 40
  • 2 star values: 14
  • 1 star values: 4