Grilled steak with roasted beetroots and cottage cheese

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Grilled steak with roasted beetroots and cottage cheese

After having had a successful day in the garden harvesting my beetroots I was in need of a recipe to use them in.

I treated myself a few months back to the first season of Jamie Oliver’s ‘Jamie at Home’ series and in it was a recipe for smoked beetroots, done over an open fire. Since I didn’t have an open fire (yes, terribly sad to admit I’m braailess…) I decided to adapt the recipe to oven cooking.

I placed the beets, leaves and all into a foil parcel with a couple springs of rosemary and grilled them in the oven for an hour and half, once cooked I peeled them, sliced them up and threw them in a bowl with some olive oil and freshly cut tarragon and parsley.

I then grilled up a couple minute steaks and served them with the beets, dressed with cottage cheese mixed with olive oil, thyme, pepper and lemon zest/juice.

It was delicious and simple to make, ok, so not a 20 minute meal, but that boat has sailed, it is time to be a little more adventurous in my culinary crusade.

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3 Comments to

“Grilled steak with roasted beetroots and cottage cheese”

  1. Avatar December 9th, 2010 at 4:36 PM fablefairy Says:

    Hi Matt. Love this recipe. Must get the doc to check out your blog! Please send me Nic’s mail too . Lovely to meet you X FF


  2. Avatar December 9th, 2010 at 5:26 PM fablefairy Says:

    Found Nicola’s gourgeous website! Love it


  3. Avatar December 10th, 2010 at 11:05 AM Matt Allison Says:

    Great! Glad you found it, she is super! It was lovely to meet you at the blogger do the other night, thanks for all your efforts in putting it all together with Sam and Vikki.


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