Warm steak & infused beetroot sandwich with honey & mustard dressing

warm steak sandwich

warm steak sandwich Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 12-15 minutes

Ingredients

for the dressing

  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper

for the sandwich

  • a 2-3cm fat ribeye steak (approx 225g weight)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • a little sea salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 2-4 shallots, finely sliced (for a summer version, replace the shallots with a handful of peppery watercress leaves)
  • 2-3 cooked beetroot choose from Juniperberry & Black Pepper or Red Wine Vinegar and Orange Blossom Honey infused beetroot from the infused beetroot ready-to-eat range, sliced
  • a ciabatta loaf, cut in half & sliced open

Method

  1. Firstly, make the dressing by putting everything in a small jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake well until thoroughly mixed and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a heavy based frying pan until smoking hot. Season the steak on both sides with a little salt and freshly ground black pepper. Lay the steak in the pan and fry, undisturbed, on one side for 2-3 minutes. Flip over and fry on the other side for a further 2-3 minutes. For a 2-3cm thick piece of meat these timings should give you a medium steak. Cook a little less for rare, a little more for well done. Remove the steak and allow to rest on a warm plate tightly covered in foil.
  3. Add the shallots to the frying pan and fry for a few minutes over a medium high heat until softening and beginning to caramelise. Remove to a plate and keep warm.
  4. Lay the ciabatta, cut side down, in the frying pan and toast lightly for a minute or two.
  5. Slice the steak into 1cm wide strips across the grain and divide between 2 pieces of ciabatta. Top with the sliced beetroot and fried onions. Drizzle over a little of the dressing and cover with the top of the ciabatta. Serve immediately.
  6. Any leftover dressing with keep in the fridge for at least a week.

Courtesy of www.lovebeetroot.co.uk

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