poor man’s steak

poor man’s steak

poor mans steak

Poor man’s steak is our take on Salisbury steak – made from mince and served with a brown sauce.

  • 35 mins
  • 4-6
  • Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 slices wholewheat bread, crumbled
  • 1 egg
  • 30ml Worcestershire sauce
  • 10ml Dijon mustard
  • handful parsley, chopped
  • olive or avocado oil, for frying
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 30ml butter or margarine
  • 30ml cake flour
  • 375ml beef stock
  • blanched green beans and mashed potato, to serve

METHOD

  1. Combine the beef, breadcrumbs, egg, ½ Worcestershire sauce, ½ mustard and parsley. Season. Shape
    into 4-6 oval patties.
  2. Heat a splash of oil on medium-high and fry the patties for about 4 minutes on each side until browned.
    Set aside.
  3. Add the onion and garlic to the same pan and cook for about 5 minutes or until browned. Add the butter/margarine and stir in flour for 1 minute. Slowly whisk in the stock, remaining mustard and remaining
    Worcestershire sauce.
  4. Return the ‘steaks’ to the sauce and heat until cooked through. Serve with beans and mash.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: October, 2018


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About Margie Els-burger

Food Editor at Your Family - Margie Els-Burger won the 2018 Avo Ambassador as well as the Galliova Egg Champion. She also walked away with the 2019 ‘Galliova Food Writer of the year’ award! She is a sweet-oholic and equally loves exotic salts. Her superpower is raiding the fridge to whip up (and use up!) easy meals. If she’s not busy cooking up a storm and making food look pretty, you’ll find her out searching for new (and old!) restaurant gems - or hiding with a tin of caramel treat.

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