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Herb-crusted beef with borlotti bean salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook

Method


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. For the herb-crusted beef, rub the beef with a little of the oil and season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Place the herbs and breadcrumbs into a bowl and mix well, then coat the beef in the breadcrumb mixture.

  4. Heat the remaining oil in an ovenproof frying pan and fry the beef for 3-4 minutes on each side.

  5. Transfer the pan to the oven and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until golden-brown and cooked to your liking. Remove from the oven and allow to rest.

  6. For the borlotti bean salad, place the oil and lemon zest and juice into a bowl and mix well. Add the beans and parsley, mix well and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  7. To serve, place the herb-crusted beef onto a plate with the salad alongside.

Ingredients

For the herb-crusted beef

  • 1 x 100g/3½oz beef fillet
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh chervil
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 50g/1½oz fresh breadcrumbs

For the borlotti bean salad

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ lemon, zest and juice only
  • 75g/2¾oz tinned borlotti beans, drained
  • handful fresh parsley
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

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