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Seared steak with caponata

30 minutes (20 minutes)
Serves 4
    Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced into wedges
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 small eggplant, chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, deseeded, cut into strips
  • 1 yellow capsicum, deseeded, cut into strips
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup tomato passata sauce
  • Cracked black pepper, to season
  • 4 x 120g beef minute steaks (480g), trimmed of fat
  • 12 new potatoes, steamed or microwaved until tender to serve
To make the caponata, heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Lightly
spray with oil, add onion and garlic, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes until
softened.

Add eggplant, capsicum and celery, toss to combine, spray lightly with
olive oil and cook, stirring occasionally for 15 minutes until the
vegetables are tender. Stir in the capers, sugar and tomato passata. Cook
for 5 minutes until the sauce is warmed through. Season with cracked black
pepper. Set aside and cover with foil to keep warm.

Rinse the frying pan and reheat to medium-high heat. Spray both sides steak
with oil and cook in batches for 30 seconds each side for medium or until
cooked to your liking.

Serve steak with large spoonful of caponata and steamed or microwaved new
potatoes.

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