Beef and beetroot salad recipe

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  • Low-fat
serves: 2
Skill: easy

Nutrition per portion

Calories 241 kCal 12%
Fat 8.5g 12%

This healthy steak salad with peppers, courgettes, beetroot and rocket and chard leaves contains less than 10g fat per person.


  • 150g(5oz) rump steak, trimmed of all fat
  • 2½ tsp olive oil
  • ½ red and ½ yellow pepper, deseeded and halved
  • 1 large courgette, trimmed and cut into 8 long, thin slices
  • 4-6 cooked baby beetroot, cut into wedges
  • Handful of rocket and chard leaves per person
  • 4tsp sweet chilli sauce, for serving


  • Rub the steak on both sides with ½ tsp of the oil and leave at room temperature for 10 mins, then cook it on a hot griddle for 2-3 mins each side. Set aside for 10 mins on a plate.

  • Brush the vegetable strips with the rest of the oil and griddle until browned and tender. Arrange them on 2 warm plates.

  • Cut the steak into thin slices and arrange among the vegetables, with the beetroot wedges. Add rocket and chard leaves, and serve with a little dish of chilli sauce, for dipping. (Not suitable for freezing).

Top tip for making Beef and beetroot salad

Woman's Weekly cookery editor Sue McMahon says: Steak may seem expensive, but it stretches a lot further when you serve it sliced like this, so it’s actually quite economical.

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