Mustard beef and watercress salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This quick and healthy salad packs in lots of flavour without the calories, perfect for lunch or a lighter supper.



  • onion 1 small, finely chopped
  • olive oil
  • rump steak 2
  • wholegrain mustard 1 tbsp
  • half-fat crème fraîche 2 tbsp
  • lemon a squeeze, to taste
  • watercress 2 handfuls


  • Step 1

    Fry the onion in a little olive oil until softened, add the steaks and cook for 2 minutes on each side (for rare, 3 for medium) then lift out the pan to rest for 2 minutes. Add the mustard, crème fraîche and lemon juice to the pan and stir together, add a splash of water if the sauce looks too thick.

  • Step 2

    Slice the steak. Serve with watercress and sauce.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 280
  • Carbs 3.5g
  • Protein 35.6g
  • Fat 13.9g
  • Saturates 4.5g