Seared beef with parmesan dressing


Preparation info

  • Serves:


    as a starter
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Lucy's Food: Minimum Effort, Maximum Impact!

Lucy's Food

By Lucy Cufflin

Published 2013

  • About

Beef fillet was on special offer and I had friends coming to dinner. ‘Carpaccio!’ I thought. Then, remembering the face one of them had once pulled in revulsion at steak tartare, I had second thoughts. Not wanting to go without the fantastic beef I had in my basket, I plotted as I walked home. I seared the edges in a frying pan and my friend loved it. The smoky edge adds a fabulous flavour to the succulent inner fillet. If you think you could not eat raw beef, try this – it may change your