Another Version of Mariner’s Beef

Filet de boeuf nautes

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Sud de France

By Caroline Conran

Published 2012

  • About

This is traditionally much enjoyed by the hunters or chasseurs. The beef is slapped into split baguettes and eaten standing up, boots on feet and guns on shoulder. Probably a shot of marc would go well with it early in the morning.

Ingredients

  • 1 beef fillet weighing 500-750 g
  • 5 tbsp olive oil

Method

Heat 2–3 tablepoons olive oil in a saucepan and cook the onion gently for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Mix with all the other ingredients except the beef. Set this mixture aside.

Heat the oven to 200°C. Coat the fillet with olive oil and season well with freshly ground pepper. Oil a frying-pan with a tablespoon of oil and heat it until smoking; put in the fillet a