Perfect for when looking to serve up something fresh and wholesome.


  • 2 x 200g round steaks (about 2cm thick)

  • ¼ small Japanese pumpkin, peeled and cut into wedges

  • 1 small broccoli, thickly sliced (keep the pieces large as it makes it easier to handle)

  • ½ tsp each cracked black pepper, chilli flakes and ground coriander

  • 2 cups coarsely torn kale (about ½ bunch)

  • 1 golden shallot, thinly sliced

  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • ¾ cup coarsely torn flat-leaf parsley

  • 2 tbsp roasted pepitas

  • Yoghurt-tahini sauce

  • 4 tbsp natural yoghurt

  • 1¼ tbsp each tahini, lemon juice and olive oil


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Drizzle pumpkin with 1 tbsp olive oil, season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper and roast on a baking paper-lined oven tray, turning occasionally for about 25 minutes until browned on the edges and tender.

  • 2.

    Preheat a char-grill to high. Combine about 1 tbsp olive oil with pepper, chilli flakes and a pinch of salt, brush over steaks and set aside at room temperature while you cook the broccoli. Drizzle broccoli slices with 1 tbsp olive oil and char-grill, turning occasionally for about 8 minutes until just tender and charred a bit on the edges, then when cool enough to handle, coarsely chop and set aside.  Wipe char-grill clean then cook steaks, turning once, until browned and cooked to your liking (5-6 minutes for medium-rare, 7-8 minutes for medium), transfer to a plate, cover loosely with foil and set aside to rest for 5 minutes, then thickly slice.

  • 3.

    Mix the yoghurt-tahini sauce ingredients in a bowl to combine and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • 4.

    While the meat rests, combine the kale, shallot, extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice and garlic in a large bowl, season to taste with salt and pepper and mix well with your hands until the kale starts to soften (2-3 minutes). Toss through the beef, chopped broccoli, parsley, barley and pepitas. Spread a little tahini dressing on serving plates, pile the salad on top and serve.

  • Tips:

  • 1.

    Make sure the char-grill is hot before you start cooking the beef, otherwise the meat will stick to the grill.  The meat should sizzle as it makes contact with the char-grill.

  • 2.

    Only turn the beef once during cooking to get the best crust and to prevent it from toughening. The more you fuss around with it, the tougher it will get.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 427kj
  • Fat Total 25g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 29g
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Sodium 95mg

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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