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    Steak With Bean Mash

    Steak with bean mash

    Serves 1

    Food Units: 1.6 protein, 3.4 vegetables, 0.1 dairy, 1 fats & oils


    • Cannellini beans, canned, drained , 0.25 cup(s)
    • Frozen peas , 1 cup(s)
    • Salt reduced liquid stock, any flavour , 150 ml
    • Lemon , 0.25 lemon(s) , juiced
    • Ricotta Cheese , 0.5 tablespoon(s)
    • Olive oil , 1 teaspoon(s)
    • Beef fillet, lean, raw , 125 g
    • Green beans , 1 cup(s) chopped


    Place the cannellini beans, peas and stock in a small saucepan over high heat and bring to the boil. Remove from heat and drain, reserving liquid. Place the bean mixture, lemon juice, ricotta and a pinch of salt and pepper in a food processer or mash with a potato masher. Add a tablespoon of the reserved stock to help blend if necessary. Cover to keep warm and set aside. 

    Meanwhile, heat oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Season steak and cook for 3-4 minutes each side, or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and set aside to rest. 

    Return pan to the heat. Add green beans and a little of the reserved stock. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

    Place mash and vegetables on a serving plate and top with the steak.

    Serve broccoli alongside mushrooms. Garnish with remaining basil leaves.