Beef sirloin and basil salad


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Ottolenghi Simple

By Yotam Ottolenghi

Published 2018

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This works either as an impressive starter or as a lunch or light supper. All the elements can be prepared a day in advance and kept in the fridge, just don’t put the dish together until you’re just about to serve: the leaves will wilt and the croutons don’t like to sit around and mingle for too long.


  • 50 g basil leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 135 ml ol


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C fan.
  • Place half the basil in the small bowl of a food processor with the garlic, 75 ml of oil and