Homemade Beef Wellington Recipe

Beef Wellington, a perfect flavor prepared with beef and puff pastry. The favorite dish of the famous British chef Gordon Ramsay. A unique meat dish you can prepare on special occasions.

February 1, 2020
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Beef WellingtonPhoto By Petite Gourmets
Difficulty Hard
Servings 4 people
Preparation 80 mins
Cooking 40 mins
Total 120 mins

Beef Wellington Recipe Video



  1. Wrap each piece of meat tightly in stretch film, cool it overnight.
  2. After a night, remove the stretch film, quickly fry the beef fillets in a hot pan with some olive oil for 40-60 seconds. Remove it from the pan and let it cool.
  3. Finely chop the mushrooms and fry in a pan with a small amount of olive oil, fresh oregano, salt and pepper. When the mushrooms begin to let go of the water, continue cooking on high heat for about 10 minutes until the excess moisture evaporates. Remove the mushrooms from the pan and leave it to cool.
  4. Divide the dough in a half, put it on a lightly floured container top and make each piece into a rectangle large enough to wrap one of the beef fillets.Cool it in the refrigerator.
  5. Place a layer of stretch film on the counter top and place 4 slices of Parma ham in the middle to form a square. Spread half of the mushrooms evenly over the ham.
  6. Season the fillets with the spices, then put them on the mushroom-covered ham. Using stretch film, roll the ham over the beef, wrap and tie the stretch film to get an evenly thick roller. Repeat this step with other meats, cool for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Spread eggs on the dough with a brush. Remove the stretch film from beef, wrap the dough around the fillet wrapped in ham. Slice the dough and again spread eggs on the dough. Cover with stretch film and cool for at least 30 minutes.
  8. Preheat the oven to 390ºF.
  9. Prepare the red wine sauce.
  10. After the dough is resting, spread eggs the dough with the help of a brush. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until the dough turns golden brown and baked. Take it out of the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  11. Meanwhile, reheat the sauce. Serve your sliced ​​food with sauce.

Red Wine Sauce Recipe

Red Wine Sauce

Red Wine Sauce Ingredients

Red Wine Sauce Directions

  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then fry the beef slices until golden brown for a few minutes.
  • Saute the shallots for about 4-5 minutes until soft. Continue cooking until the onion turns golden brown.
  • Then add the leaf and fresh oregano to the pot.
  • Add the flour and butter to the onion mixture. Bake until you get a doughy consistency.
  • Pour the vinegar and boil and bubble for 1 minute. Add the wine and boil until it is reduced.
  • Add the broth and boil again. Reduce the heat and cook slowly for 1 hour. Strain the liquid through a fine sieve.
  • Add the spices and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • The sauce is ready to be served.
  • Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size 1 Beef Wellington
    Serves 4
    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 33 g42.3%
    Cholesterol 383 mg127.7%
    Sodium 1492 mg64.9%
    Potassium 1470 mg31.3%
    Protein 84.5 g169%
    *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


    • Tie the tenderloin with a kitchen twine. In this way, its shape is also preserved while cooking.
    • Make sure to wrap the beef tightly in the puff pastry. The tighter the wrap, the better and even the meat will cook.
    • Let the meat rest for a while before wrapping it in the mille feuille. Leave in the refrigerator or freezer for about 30 minutes. In this way, it can prevent the meat from overcooking.
    • Make sure that the mushrooms are not too watery. Otherwise, after wrapping the dough, it may overflow and wet the dough.
    • Spread egg yolk on the meat and on the mille feuille. This will make the dough more crispy. The inside will remain more juicy.
    • Beat the egg yolks with 1 tablespoon of water and a pinch of salt.
    • To make the dough more crunchy, sprinkle sea salt before baking the dough.
    • After counting the meat into the dough, you can make a few scratches on it with a knife, so that the dough is cooked better.
    • Let the meat rest for 10-15 minutes before serving. If you rest the meat for too long, it may lose its crunch.
    • Serve the beef in thick slices.
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    One of our favorite steak recipes. The famous chef Gordon Ramsay perhaps is the master of this delicious recipe and we recommend watching him do it before you begin making a Beef Wellington. This delicious dish can be a Christmas tradition for your family.

    It is a special dish prepared by wrapping beef tenderloin with mustard and mushrooms in puff pastry. It is one of the delicacies on the British royal table. Beef fillet, a tender and juicy meat, is one of the ingredients that make this dish unique.

    Who can say no to the delicious and crumbly meat wrapped in puff pastry? You can prepare this recipe for your loved ones on special occasions or celebratory meals. Here is the recipe for the homemade beef wellington.

    Bon Appetit!

    What is Beef Wellington?

    Beef Wellington is a dish prepared by wrapping fillet beef, originally covered with pate and duxelles, in dough. This delicious steak dish is of British origin. Ham is also used in some recipes.

    It is a dish identified with the world famous chef Gordon Ramsay. The origin of the name is unknown. Although it is thought to be linked to the 1st Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, there is no definitive evidence.

    What is Mushroom Duxelle?

    Duxelle sauce is made by cooking mushrooms with cream and wine. It can be used in soups or as a sauce in meat dishes. It is also consumed as an appetiser. Mix all ingredients in the food processor to make duxelles sauce.

    How to Make Beef Wellington at Home?

    You can easily prepare Beef Wellington at home. What Is In Beef Wellington? You can prepare Beef Wellington with tenderloin, mushroom, ham and dough.

    Fry the Tenderloin. Season with salt and pepper the beef. Cook with olive oil.

    Prepare Duxelles Sauce. Saute the mushrooms with garlic onion and thyme.

    Wrap Tenderloin Meat. Spread the mustard sauce and mushroom mixture over the tenderloin. Wrap the meat in cling film.

    Prepare the Dough. You can use puff pastry dough. If you want to prepare dough yourself at home, you can check out our Homemade Dough article.

    Wrap the Tenderloin with Puff Pastry. Wrap the puff pastry tightly over the meat.

    Give it to the oven. Bake Beef Wellington in the oven for 25-35 minutes at 400° F until the pastry is golden.

    What Cut Of Beef Is Best For Beef Wellington?

    Beef is generally preferred. In steak dishes, tenderloin meat is seen as the most suitable cut of meat. Lean and juicy meat is among the tricks of the Wellington Beef meal. Apart from tenderloin meat, roast meat is also a meat that you can use in this recipe.

    How Long To Cook Beef Wellington?

    One of the tricks of the Beef Wellington recipe is the cooking stage. It is important that the outside of the dough is golden in color. For this, after putting the food in the oven, bake it for 25-30 minutes at approximately 400°F. If you want the meat to be medium-rare, check the temperature with a thermometer. The meat should be around 135°F.

    How To Store Beef Wellington?

    Can Beef Wellington Be Prepared In Advance? Yes. You can prepare the Beef Wellington recipe 24 hours in advance. Prepare the tenderloin according to the instructions in the recipe. Wrap it in cling film without wrapping it in the dough and put it in the fridge. The next day, prepare the dough and bake the dish in the oven.

    How Long Does Beef Wellington Last In Fridge? If the tenderloin is not wrapped in puff pastry, it can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. If there is a dough layer, it can be kept in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.

    Can You Freeze Beef Wellington? Yes. If you've cooked the meat, a better method would be to freeze it in slices. If you want to freeze the meat before cooking, you can store it whole in the freezer for up to 3 months.

    How To Cook A Frozen Beef Wellington? Set the oven to 425 ° F to preheat frozen Wellington Steak. After cooking for about 30 minutes, lower the temperature of the oven to 400 ° F. Cook for another 20 minutes. Do not keep meat at room temperature beforehand.

    What To Serve with Beef Wellington?

    What Goes With Beef Wellington? Delicious recipes you can serve with Beef Wellington:

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