Steak & bean niçoise on a plate

Steak & bean niçoise

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 2

Try a twist on the classic salad with sirloin steak in place of tuna for a filling and balanced midweek meal that takes just 30 minutes to make

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal495
  • fat22g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs25g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre8g
  • protein44g
  • salt1.4g


  • 2 medium eggs



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…

  • 100g green beans, halved
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
    Rapeseed oil

    Rapeseed oil

    If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 400g can mixed beans, drained
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley



    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 5 black olives, halved
    Bowl of olives



    Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

  • 50g rocket



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • 250g sirloin steak, fat removed
    Sirloin steak

    Sirloin steak

    Sur-loyn stayk

    This well-flavoured steak needs to be cooked carefully, and rested properly to ensure…

  • shaved parmesan, to serve (optional)



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 2 slices wholemeal sourdough, to serve



    Sourdough is a method of leavening bread, based on uncooked bread dough (known as 'mother…


  1. Boil the eggs in a pan of simmering water for 6 mins, then drain and set aside in a bowl of cold water. Boil the green beans for 3 mins and drain.

  2. Whisk together the oil, mustard and vinegar. Tip the mixed beans into a bowl and stir through the green beans, dressing, parsley and olives. Toss through the rocket.

  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a high heat. Fry the steak for 2-3 mins on each side. Remove from the heat, set aside to rest for 5 mins, then slice into thin strips. Toss with the bean mix.

  4. Pile the onto two plates. Gently peel and halve the eggs. Top the beans with the eggs, parmesan and a grinding of black pepper. Serve with the sourdough.

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