Balsamic and beef salad

Recipe from: 8 January 2016
recipe, balsamic, beef, salad, summer,light meals

Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time 15min + Standing time


  • 800
    beef fillet
  • 2
    red onions, thickly sliced
  • 4
    large tomatoes, sliced
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • wild rocket to serve
  • 1/2
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2
    olive oil
  • 2
  • juice and zest of half a lemon


Preheat oven to 200ºC.

Season fillet. In a bowl whisk together all the marinade ingredients.

Add fillet, allow to stand for 30 min.

Add fillet to a piping hot frying pan and brown on all sides; reserve marinade. Roast onion, tomato and fillet on a baking tray in oven for 10–15 min.

Set fillet aside and allow to cool, then cut into thin slices. Pour reserved marinade into the pan and simmer until reduced by half.

To serve:

Divide sliced fillet between 4 plates, add the onions and tomatoes, drizzle with the reduced marinade and top with rocket.

Words and image: Fairlady

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