Steak with puttanesca sauce and mozzarella mash recipe

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  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 626 calories / serving
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Boil the potatoes for 15 minutes until tender, then drain well and mash with the milk and 1tbsp olive oil. Dice the mozzarella and gently stir into the mash with the fresh basil. Do not overmix or the cheese will become stringy.

Meanwhile, heat 1tbsp oil in a shallow pan and add the sauce ingredients. Cook over a medium heat until the tomatoes soften to make a sauce.

Season the steaks and grill on high for 3 minutes each side for medium, 5 minutes on each side for well done.
Serve the sauce poured over the steaks with the mashed potatoes on the side. 

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  • Ingredients

  • For the mash

  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3tbsp milk
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • handful fresh basil, chopped
  • 50g buffalo mozzarella
  • For the sauce

  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped (or ½ can chopped tomatoes)
  • 2 anchovies, chopped
  • 1tsp capers, chopped
  • 6 black olives, halved
  • pinch dried chillies
  • For the steak

  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 x 200g sirloin steaks
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  • Energy 2620kj 626kcal 31%
  • Fat 27g 39%
  • Saturates 9g 47%
  • Sugars 5g 5%
  • Salt 1.9g 31%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 38.8g Protein 58.5g Fibre 5g


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