Solo: Steak & Tomato Salad

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Solo: Steak & Tomato Salad

Fresh toamtoes, cucumbers, spinach & basil topped with steak & a sour cream & chives dressing.

Ingredients to serve 1

  • 30ml x sour cream
  • 3g x chives – slice finely
  • ¼ x lemon – juice
  • ¼ clove x garlic – peel & chop finely
  • 1 x rump steak – season with salt & pepper
  • ½ x tomato – cut into wedges (1cm)
  • ¼ x cucumber – slice thinly at an angle
  • 25g x baby spinach
  • 3g x basil – discard stalks
  • olive oil (from your pantry)
  • salt & pepper (from your pantry)salt & pepper (from your pantry)
  • tin foil (from your pantry)


Step 1

Preparation: Prepare all ingredients as indicated above.

Step 2

Sour cream & chives dressing: Mix together the sour cream, chives, lemon juice and garlic.

Step 3

Steak: Place a dry pan on high heat. Rub both sides of the steak with olive oil and when the pan is hot, add the steak. Sear for 1-1½ minutes a side, only turning once, for a medium-rare steak. If you would like to rest the steak, cover in tin foil and rest for up to 5 minutes.

Step 4

Basil & tomato salad: Assemble the tomato wedges, cucumber slices, baby spinach and fresh basil leaves. Drizzle with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Serve by topping the salad with the steak and sour cream & chives dressing.