How to trim a whole beef tenderloin

You'll save money per pound and get meat for 3 meals

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Center-cut tenderloin for 6 to 8

Center-cut tenderloin for 6 to 8

Trim the wide end

Start with a 4 1/2-lb. whole, untrimmed beef tenderloin. Working at the wider end, cut through the main muscle where it tapers down to about 2 1/2 in. wide. Save this scrap for the rice bowl meal.

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