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Petite Tender

Whispering Meadows brings you naturally-raised, grass-fed and grain finished beef that is free range and pasture raised with zero antibiotics or artificial hormones. Order online direct from our farm!The petite tender is also known as the shoulder tender, the teres major or the bistro filet.  It is a relatively thin strip of muscle from the shoulder, and is unusually fine-grained, with a lot of the same characteristics as tenderloin.  In fact, many people consider the petite tender to be nearly as good of a cut as the tenderloin, and at a lower price-point.

You can use the petite tender as a direct substitute for tenderloin in most recipes.  It is usually marinated, and cooked hot and fast.  It can also be used in beef stroganoff or beef tartare.

The petite tender (teres major) is similar in quality to beef tenderloin.  Ours is naturally pasture raised with no antibiotics or synthetic hormones, and available grassfed or grain finished.

One whole petite tender per package, about 10oz.

Our grain-finished beef is 90% grassfed, and has the edge in sweetness & tenderness. Our 100% grassfed beef has the edge in nutrient profile and flavour complexity. Read more about the difference here.