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Seared Steak with Summer Spaghetti

Cherry Tomato, Spinach and Pesto Pasta

4 - 5

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

We will happily eat pasta all year round but there is something extra tasty about summer pasta. The fresh tomatoes and herbs complement the seared steak beautifully.

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High Iron

Low Sodium

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Beef,

Under 30 Minutes,

Easy,

Family Favourites,

Everyday,

Lunch,

Dinner,

Pasta,

Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef sirloin

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3 large handfuls baby spinach

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1 punnet cherry tomato

halved

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1/2 cup basil pesto

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1 lemon

zest only

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1/2 cup parsley

finely chopped

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100g feta cheese

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crumbled

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400g spaghetti pasta

cooked according to packet instructions

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a small handful of chives

finely chopped

Method

To Sear Steak

To Serve

1

Pat the steak dry, drizzle with a little oil and season with salt and pepper.

2

Heat a frying pan or BBQ grill over a high heat before adding the steaks.

3

For medium rare cook for 3-4 minutes until the underside is browned and crunchy.

4

Turn the steaks over and cook for another 3-4 minutes or until cooked to your liking.

5

Set aside on a warmed plate, cover loosely with foil and rest for 5-6 minutes before slicing across the grain.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (215g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1137 (271)kJ

Protein

29.1g

Total Fat

16.1g

Saturated Fat

7g

Carbs

2.4g

Sugars

1.9g

Sodium

478mg

Iron*

3.3mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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