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Wilted Chard and Beef

Wilted chard and beef

Published: July 19, 2017 at 12:10 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This beef recipe with colourful wilted rainbow chard is low calorie and so simple to make. Under 250 calories per serving, this recipe is a great healthy meal to make for friends

  • Low calorie
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal217
fat10.1g
saturates3.8g
carbs8.4g
sugars4g
fibre0.5g
protein22.7g
salt3.5g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 600g rainbow chard, stalks cut into 2.5cm pieces and leaves finely shredded
  • 5 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • olive oil
  • 2 (around 350g) fillet steaks
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • large bunch mint, leaves picked
  • small bunch Thai basil, leaves picked
  • 1/2 lemon, zested
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat a large frying pan over a medium heat with the sesame oil and 1 tbsp of water.

  • STEP 2

    Add the chard, stir and cover with a lid. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring regularly until the stalks are tender and the leaves have wilted.

  • STEP 3

    Add the soy sauce and rice wine vinegar and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  • STEP 4

    Heat a griddle pan over a high heat. Rub 1 tsp of olive oil into the steaks, season and sprinkle with the chilli flakes.

  • STEP 5

    Cook for 3 minutes each side, rest for 5 minutes and slice thinly.

  • STEP 6

    To serve, put the warm chard on a plate and top with the herbs and sliced steak. Finish with the lemon zest, sliced red chilli and sesame seeds.

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