Looking for the way to your man’s heart? This steak sandwich recipe should do the trick.


  • 4 slices of sourdough

  • 2 x 150g fillet steaks

  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 tsp. white wine vinegar

  • ½ cup of vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 tsp. lemon juice

  • ½ clove of garlic (finely grated)

  • 1 tsp. freshly grated horseradish (bottled is fine too)

  • Handful of picked watercress

  • 1 ripe tomato, sliced

  • 4 cornichon (small pickles), sliced

  • ¼ cup tomato relish

  • 6 slices gruyere cheese

  • Salt and pepper

  • Caramelised onions (optional)

  • 3 tbs. olive oil

  • 1 tsp. butter

  • 1 onion

  • 1 heaped tsp. brown sugar

  • 1 sprig of thyme

  • 1 bay leaf

  • Salt/pepper


  • 1.

    In a pot add onions to oil and butter, brown onion, thyme and bay leaf. Cook on low heat for 10 minutes until soft.

  • 2.

    To make the mayonnaise: Whisk egg yolk with mustard until smooth. While whisking, add oil in a thin, steady stream until thickened. Add 1 tbsp of the vinegar and whisk till combined. Add a little lemon juice, horseradish and garlic. Season to taste.

  • 3.

    In a hot pan sear the steaks on each side for no more than 1 ½ minutes on each side. Once cooked put aside and let rest. On a griddle pan grill the sour dough briefly to toast it.

  • 4.

    To assemble place a layer of the mayonnaise and tomato relish on each side of the sourdough. Add the steak, cornichon, onions, tomato, cheese and watercress. Sandwich together and dig in!

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 3829kj
  • Fat Total 302g
  • Saturated Fat 54g
  • Protein 88g
  • Carbohydrate 202g
  • Sugar 55g
  • Sodium 3379mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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