Mexican Beef Tenderloin

A black tray with two bowls with rice topped with beef tenderloin, onions & peppers. Two forks, and two glasses with water on the side

5 from 11 reviews

This 30 minute or less Mexican Beef Tenderloin is fantastic for weeknight dinners. ┬áIt’s delicious, healthy, tender and full of flavor!




  1. Combine chili powder, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper in a bowl. Add beef and toss to coat well.
  2. In a medium skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat.
  3. Add the beef and sear 2-3 minutes. Remove beef to a plate and set aside
  4. Heat additional 1 tablespoon oil over medium high.
  5. Add peppers, onion, and garlic and stir for about 2 to 3 minutes until just tender.
  6. Add tomatoes and beef to skillet. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in cilantro.
  7. Serve over cooked white rice with lime wedges.


For the minced garlic, fresh or from the jar will work.


Keywords: weeknight dinner, healthy dinner, beef recipes, healthy mexican, 30 minutes or less, tenderloin