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Grilled Caprese Beef Tenderloin

Grilled Caprese Beef Tenderloin
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The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

Amaze your friends and family with this beautiful Grilled Caprese Beef Tenderloin! It’s incredibly easy to prepare and makes a stunning main dish.

Grilled Caprese Beef Tenderloin

Simply grill a whole beef tenderloin and layer with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil and a drizzle of balsamic glaze for a dish filled with classic caprese flavors!

I used Heinen’s CARE Certified beef tenderloin and encourage you to do the same. Their beef is guaranteed to be the freshest and highest quality!

Grilled Caprese Beef Tenderloin

To make sure this delicious tenderloin is cooked to your liking, be sure to use a meat thermometer!

Interested in making this recipe? Order the ingredients online for Curbside Grocery Pickup or Delivery.

Grilled Caprese Beef Tenderloin

Grilled Caprese Beef Tenderloin


  • 3-4 lb. beef tenderloin
  • 2 Tbsp. olive or canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Roma or Heirloom tomatoes, sliced for serving
  • 8 oz. fresh Mozzarella, for serving
  • Fresh basil (about 10-20 leaves), for serving
  • Balsamic glaze, for serving


  1. Pat the tenderloin dry. Season with salt and pepper and brush with olive oil.
  2. Heat grill on high heat. Place the tenderloin on the grill, cover and cook for 7 minutes.
  3. Flip and cook for an additional 7 minutes.
  4. Using an instant thermometer, check the temperature of the beef to ensure desired done-ness. For medium-rare, look for 130-135˚F.
  5. Once the beef reaches the desired temperature, remove from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve on a large platter and top with tomato slices, fresh mozzarella, basil and balsamic glaze.

Grilled Caprese Beef Tenderloin

Christina Musgrave

By Christina Musgrave

Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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