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Tenderloin Steak

The Knockout

Primal: Loin

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About This Cut

When you want to cook a show-stopper of a meal without all the fuss, tenderloin is your to-go. It’s lean, succulent, and – let’s face it – a pretty impressive option when you’re cooking for guests. Prepare in on the grill, in a skillet, sous vide, or under the broiler. With this easy-to-carve cut, you can’t go wrong. Thinly sliced, it’s amazing on a salad.

Common Cooking Techniques




Pan Broil/Skillet

Sous Vide

Price Point

*based on average price-per-pound

Primal Origin


The area below the backbone is home to some of the most tender and popular cuts of beef, such as the Tenderloin, Strip Steak, T-Bone and Porterhouse Steaks.