Charred Beef Tenderloin With Cacio e Pepe Toasted Barley and Watercress Pesto Recipe

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Ingredients (9)

  • 2/3 cup pearl barley, rinsed
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 packed cup mixed bitter greens, such as watercress, spinach, and arugula
  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olie oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano, divided
  • 12 ounces beef tenderloin
  • Freshly ground black pepper


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