Steak sauces

  • Serves 2
  • 10 mins

Ingredients

Onion and garlic creamy sauce

½ red onion

1 x 15ml spoon (1 tbsp) chives

50g soft garlic and herb cream cheese (lower fat)

90ml semi-skimmed milk

 

 

Pesto sauce

4 pitted olives

1 x 15ml spoon (1 tbsp) fresh basil

2 x 15 ml spoons (2 tbsp) half fat crème fraiche

2 x 15 ml spoons (2 tbsp) semi-skimmed milk

1 x 15ml spoon (1 tbsp) red or green pesto

 

Creamy chilli sauce

10 cherry tomatoes

50g soft cream cheese (lower fat)

90ml semi-skimmed milk

1 x 2.5ml spoon (1/2 tsp) chilli powder or sweet chilli sauce

 

Stilton and watercress sauce

25g watercress

45ml (3 x 15ml spoons) half fat crème fraiche

50g stilton cheese

 

Cranberry and Camembert topping

2 lean beef grilling/frying steaks

2 x 15ml spoons (2 tbsp) cranberry sauce 

60g Camembert cheese

Equipment

Onion and garlic creamy sauce

Chopping board, knife, frying pan, wooden spoon, weighing scales, measuring jug.

Pesto sauce

Chopping board, knife, measuring spoons, frying pan, wooden spoon.

Creamy chilli sauce

Chopping board, knife, weighing scales, measuring jug, measuring spoons, frying pan, wooden spoon.

Stilton and watercress sauce

Chopping board, knife, measuring spoons, weighing scales, frying pan, wooden spoon.

Cranberry and Camembert topping

Grill pan, tongs, measuring spoons, spoon.

Method

Onion and garlic creamy sauce

  1. Peel and finely chop the onion.
  2. Chop the chives.
  3. Dry fry the onion for 3 minutes until softened.
  4. Add the cream cheese and milk and stir.  Cook for 1 minute.
  5. Add the chives and stir.
  6. Serve with a steak.

Pesto sauce

  1. Chop the olives and basil.
  2. Add the crème fraiche, milk and pesto to a frying pan, stir and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the olives and basil and stir.
  4. Serve with a steak.

Creamy chilli sauce

  1. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half.
  2. Add the soft cheese and milk to a frying pan, stir and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the cherry tomatoes and chilli powder or sauce and stir.
  4. Serve with a steak.

Stilton and watercress sauce

  1. Roughly chop the watercress.
  2. Add the crème fraiche to a frying pan and crumble in the stilton.  Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the watercress, stir and cook until it has wilted.
  4. Serve with a steak.

Cranberry and Camembert topping

  1. Pre-heat the grill.
  2. Grill one side of the steaks for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the grill and turn over using the tongs.
  4. Spread the cranberry sauce over the steaks and top with the Camembert.
  5. Put the steaks back under the grill and cook until the cheese has melted.
  6. Serve with a side salad and new potatoes.

 

 

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