Beef Tenderloin Marsala

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Beef Tenderloin Marsala is made from tender filet mignon, and topped with savory mushrooms to create a decadent dish. It's perfect for special occasions!

beef tenderloin marsala with mashed potatoes and roasted broccoli

Why This Recipe is Special

Looking for a meal that's perfect for date nights or any type of celebration? Try Beef Tenderloin Marsala with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Broccoli.

Filet of beef is deliciously tender, and when combined with a rich mushroom marsala sauce, it's a meal you'll make over and over again. It's also easy to prepare, which makes it one of my favorite go-to dishes for special occasions.

I like to visit my local butcher shop to select the filets, but you can find them in almost any supermarket. Since this meat is dense and flavorful, you don't need as much as you would in a regular cut of steak. In the summer, I grill beef tenderloin, but a cast iron skillet (ad) is a great way to cook steaks when a grill is not available.

beef tenderloin marsala meal on a green plate

How To Make The Sides

Dice the potatoes and boil for 15 minutes on the stove over medium high heat. Once soft, drain the water and place potatoes in a mixing bowl. Add butter, garlic and salt to taste.

Blend potatoes for 30 seconds, then add sour cream. Blend until fluffy (about 1 minute). If you see small lumps, they're okay. Cover the potatoes with foil until ready to serve.

Cut the broccoli florets into bite size pieces. Drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Place the broccoli on a sheet pan and bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes, or until edges are crispy. Take out of oven and cover with foil.

For complete recipes, visit Garlic Redskin Mashed Potatoes and Sheet Pan Roasted Broccoli!

How To Cook Beef Tenderloin Marsala

Place the filets in a pre-heated cast iron skillet (ad) with a little oil. Sear each side of the steaks on medium high heat by turning them frequently.

Once seared, place the steaks in a 400 degree oven to cook through. 5 minutes in the oven usually yields a medium steak. Check filets frequently and adjust the time based on how you like yours cooked.

While filets are cooking, sauté mushrooms, garlic, and onion in a little butter until soft. Add marsala wine and teriyaki sauce to the pan.

Cook for at least 5 minutes until mushrooms are fully absorbed, then add flour and water mixture to thicken. Add a splash of cream and stir. Spoon mushrooms over cooked filets in cast iron skillet.

beef tenderloin marsala in cast iron skillet

Serving Suggestions

When you're ready to serve Beef Tenderloin Marsala, choose your prettiest plate, add the mashed potatoes, then place the filet on the side. Drizzle mushrooms on top and accent with roasted broccoli.

This meal makes a beautiful presentation, but most importantly, it tastes out of this world!

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beef tenderloin marsala with mashed potatoes and roasted broccoli

Beef Tenderloin Marsala

Luscious Beef Tenderloin Marsala with roasted broccoli and garlic mashed potatoes is the perfect meal for date nights or special occasions!
5 from 6 votes
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Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Calories: 582kcal

*See notes in blog post for detailed tips, photos and instructions.



  • 4 beef tenderloin filets
  • 1 Tbsp. steak seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 small sweet onion diced
  • 1 tsp. garlic minced
  • 8 oz. white button mushrooms sliced
  • ½ cup dry marsala cooking wine
  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce ad
  • 1 cup beef stock unsalted
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. flour mixed with a little water
  • 2 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • Roasted Broccoli
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes



  • Rub tenderloin filets with steak seasoning and place in a cast iron skillet (ad) with 1 Tbsp. olive oil.
  • Sear filets over medium high heat on all sides.
  • Place filets in a 400 degree oven for 3 to 5 minutes until cooked to desired temperature.  
  • Check frequently.
  • Remove filets from oven.  Spoon marsala sauce over filets and cover with foil until ready to serve.


  • Melt butter in skillet (ad) over medium heat.  Add onion and sauté until tender.  
  • Add garlic and mushrooms.  Sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add marsala wine, teriyaki sauce, beef stock and pepper.  Cook until mushrooms are tender (about 10 minutes).
  • Mix flour with a little water and add to skillet.  Stir over medium heat until thickened. 
  • Add heavy cream and stir for 2 minutes over low heat.
  • Spoon mushroom marsala sauce over filets and mashed potatoes to serve.


  • Leftovers may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days in an airtight container.


Calories: 582kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 997mg | Potassium: 1249mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 6mg

Nutrition info is an auto generated estimate.

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  1. 5 stars
    Delicious! I might have altered just a little for my convenience, but the main sauce flavors I followed completely and the flavors complement each other perfectly. I would recommend this recipe.

    1. Sure, Mary! I've served beef tenderloin with twice baked potatoes and brussels sprouts! Any side you like will work well with this dish.

  2. 5 stars
    Man-these flavors are amazing! And who isn’t looking for easy (yet impressive) entrees for gatherings? Delicious’

    1. I think this is my favorite recipe to make for special occasions. Thanks for the great comment!

5 from 6 votes (1 rating without comment)

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