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Pepper-Crusted Beef & Salad

This steak and salad recipe will add some pep to your recipe repertoire

15 mins
9 ingredients
$5.80 / person
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Pepper-Crusted Beef & Salad


Serves = 4

  • 4 x 150g beef steaks (fat trimmed)
  • 1 1/2 tbsn coarse black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tbsn extra virgin olive oil
  • 120g mixed lettuce
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 tomato
  • 225g tin beetroot
  • 1/4 bunch coriander
  • 1 tbsn white wine vinegar

It’s this easy

  • Preheat the BBQ or grill to medium-high heat (could also be cooked in a frying pan)
  • Place the steaks on a plate, sprinkle over the pepper and drizzle 2 tsp olive oil
  • Cook the steaks on the grill for 2-3 minutes on each side for medium rare, or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate and cover the steaks to rest for 5 minutes, before cutting into thin slices
  • Prepare the salad ingredients - dice the cucumber and tomato, finely chop the coriander and drain the beetroot. Add these all into a bowl with the lettuce
  • In a small bowl combine the white wine vinegar and remaining olive oil and mix well then drizzle over the salad and toss it together gently
  • Serve the salad out onto four plates and top with the sliced beef


  • Add some lemon or lime juice to the dressing for an extra flavour burst


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (1262kJ)
  • Protein (34.8g)
  • Total fat (13.7g)
  • Saturated fat (3.5g)
  • Carbohydrate (7.6g); Starch (1.3g), Sugars (6.3g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0g)
  • Dietary fibre (4.0g)
  • Sodium (224mg)
  • Calcium (63mg)
  • Iron (4.4mg)


Contains: FODMAPs.
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