Cooking For Crowds For Dummies
|Entree||Per Person||Crowd of 25|
|Chicken or turkey (with bones)||3/4 to 1 pound||19 pounds|
|Chili, stew, stroganoff, and other chopped meats||5 to 6 ounces||8 pounds|
|Ground beef||1/2 pound||13 pounds|
|Maine lobster (about 2 pounds each)||1||25|
Similarly, you may ask, how big is the average beef tenderloin?
A whole tenderloin weighs between four and five pounds and is large enough to feed eight to 12 people.
How long do you cook a beef tenderloin?
Roast the tenderloin until an instant-read meat thermometer indicates an internal temperature of 135 degrees for medium rare or 145 degrees for medium. A two to three pound tenderloin will take 30 to 40 minutes to reach medium rare and 45 to 50 minutes to reach medium.
How do I cook a beef tenderloin?
Preheat oven to 475º. Rub beef tenderloin all over with oil and season generously with seasoning salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear tenderloin on all sides until golden, 2 minutes per side.