Steak Recipe with Chicory and Balsamic Beetroots

Steak with balsamic beets and chicory

  • serves 1
  • Easy

This steak with balsamic beets and chicory recipe is a quick and easy meal for one under 500 calories. Plus, it's paleo diet-friendly



  • sirloin steak 200g, trimmed of all fat
  • olive oil
  • red onion ½, sliced
  • chicory 1, chopped
  • cooked beetroot 100g, cut into wedges
  • greens (kale, chopped
  • balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp
  • thyme leaves chopped to make 1 tsp


  • Step 1

    Heat a frying pan until it’s very hot. Rub the steak with 1 tsp oil and season. Sear on both sides for 2 minutes for rare, or longer if you like, then leave to rest under foil.

  • Step 2

    In the same pan, turn the heat down to medium, add the red onion and fry for 5 minutes until soft, then add the chicory, beetroot, and greens. Fry for 4 minutes, season, then add the balsamic and thyme. Simmer for a minute, until the balsamic coats the veg and the chicory is tender. Tip onto a plate and top with the steak.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 452
  • Fat 16.6g
  • Saturates 5.8g
  • Carbs 25.5g
  • Fibre 7g
  • Protein 46.6g
  • Salt 0.5g