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Tenderloin

Definition: Tenderloin


Tenderloin
A cut of meat that is the most tender (and therefore usually the most expensive). On a cow or pig this piece of meat is found in the middle of the back between the sirloin and the rib. It is so tender because the muscles do little to get toughened. The elongated muscle can be separated from the bone and is sold as a tenderloin roast. When it is cut into pieces to make fillet mignon steaks.

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celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 10 years
this meat is so tender, its even the meats name
kscincotta kscincotta 10 years
Yummy! I love me a good steak with some great red wine.
andaman andaman 10 years
Urmm I love beef tenderloin but i sometimes find it too dry.
JessNess JessNess 10 years
I love pork tenderloin but it is way to expensive for my college budget
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