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Chef Ray – Seared Beef with Beet & Pepita Salad

Qwik and easy to prepare, this is a flavoursome and delicious meal.

Seared Beef with Beet & Pepita Salad

Qwik and easy to prepare, this is a flavoursome and delicious meal.
Keyword: Australian HFG, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, Healthy Food Guide, Healthy Meal, Healthy Recipe, Healthy Recipes, HFG
Servings: 4


  • 600g beef rump steak
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely grated
  • 250g peeled and cooked beetroots, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 60g baby rocket
  • ¼ cup pepitas, toasted
  • 1½ tablespoons lemon juice
  • 100g reduced-fat plain yoghurt
  • 2 teaspoons horseradish cream or Dijon mustard
  • 4 wholemeal pita pockets, halved


  • Rub beef with thyme and 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan over high heat. Add beef and cook for 3-4 minutes each side or until browned and cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate, cover loosely with foil and rest for 5 minutes. Trim fat from beef before thinly slicing.
  • Meanwhile, place carrot, beetroot, dill, rocket, pepitas, lemon juice and remaining oil in a salad bowl, tossing to combine.
  • Place yoghurt, horseradish and 1 tablespoon water in a samll bowl, mixing well to combine.
  • Add beef slices to salad, tossing to combine. Divide beef salad among pita pockets, then serve drizzled with yoghurt and horseradish sauce.


From: Ray, Kerrie; (Nov 2021) Get Stuffed in: Australian Healthy Food Guide

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