|Crusted Petite Tender w/ Wasabi Cream
CRUMB CRUSTED PETITE TENDER ROAST
WITH WASABI SOUR CREAM
Total preparation and cooking time: 35 minutes
4 Petite Tender Roasts (8 to 10 ounces each)
37 to 40 butter-flavored crackers
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves, crushed
Wasabi Sour Cream:
1 container (8 ounces) dairy sour cream
1 tablespoon prepared wasabi paste
Heat oven to 425° F. Combine sour cream and wasabi paste in medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
Process crackers in food processor until fine crumbs. Combine crumbs, cheese and thyme in large bowl. Rub all surfaces of beef roasts with olive oil as needed. Press crumb mixture evenly onto all surfaces of beef roasts.
Place roasts on rack in shallow roasting pan. Do not add water or cover.
Roast in 425° F oven 20 to 25 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness. Remove roasts when instant read thermometer inserted into thickest part of roast, registers 145° F for medium rare or 160° F for medium doneness. Let stand 5 minutes before carving. Serve with Wasabi Sour Cream.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.