Recipe of the Week: Beef with Caper Sauce

ImageBeef fillet 

Beef fillet with caper sauce on Quinoa bed

(serves 4)

500 g of beef fillet (whole)

salt, pepper, flour

butter/grapeseed oil

150 g butter

3 tbsp balsamic vinegar

 2 tbsp brown sugar

1 glass capers (150 – 200 g)

1 cup Quinoa

2 tbsp pine nuts

2 tbsp cranberries

basil or coriander to sprinkle on top

 

Cut beef in thin slices (approx. 1 cm) and then flatten gently (doesn’t need tenderising, it’s tender already)

Season lightly with salt and pepper and very little flour (can use gluten free flour), but shake excess flour (just dusted lightly)

Fry for 1 min each side in hot grapeseed oil (or combination half grapeseed, half butter)

Take meat out and put aside 

Add capers, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and butter to create a nice sauce (taste to add flavour as you like it)

Last add the beef back into the sauce, not to cook, only to warm up again 

Cook the Quinoa (as per packet: one cup of Quinoa)

Season with good salt (e.g. Himalayan), add toasted pine nuts, cranberries and 

Spoon beef with caper sauce over the Quinoa bed

Sprinkle with basil, or coriander or parsley (whatever you like best) – photo shows basil

Bon Appetit!

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