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Donna Hay's fast, fresh, simple Steak and Three Veg.


  • 1 x 300g beef eye fillet steak

  • sea salt and cracked black pepper

  • aïoli, to serve

  • 1 large potato, peeled and sliced with a vegetable peeler

  • 1 sweet potato (kumara), peeled and sliced with a vegetable peeler

  • 1 parsnip, peeled and sliced with a vegetable peeler

  • 50g butter, melted

  • ½ cup (40g) finely grated parmesan

  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves

  • sea salt and cracked black pepper


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F).

  • 2.

    To make the three veg, place the potato, sweet potato and parsnip in separate bowls.

  • 3.

    Divide the butter, parmesan, thyme, salt and pepper among the bowls and toss to combine.

  • 4.

    Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.

  • 5.

    Pile each vegetable into 2 flat piles. Bake for 20–25 minutes or until golden and crisp.

  • 6.

    While the vegetables are cooking, cook the beef.

  • 7.

    Sprinkle the beef generously with salt and pepper.

  • 8.

    Heat a frying pan over high heat.

  • 9.

    Cook the beef for 3 minutes each side or until well browned.

  • 10.

    Place on a baking tray and bake for 4 minutes for rare and 7–8 minutes for medium.

  • 11.

    To serve, slice the beef in half and place on serving plates with the three veg. Serve with aïoli.


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Posted by Report
My best friend has made it and invited me for lunch. It was fantastic.
Posted by SallyReport
vegies this way are great - not sure how healthy though w butter & cheese!
Posted by GloryReport
Loved the vegies...was a great variation
Posted by AnnReport
Love the new way with vegies