Pan Fried Steak with Watercress

Calories: 579 Preparation: 10 mins Cooking: 45 mins Serves: 4
Pan Fried Steak with Watercress


  • 85g bag of watercress
  • 4 large potatoes cut into wedges
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 50g pitted olives
  • ¼ x 20g pack fresh flat leaf parsley, leaves only
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint, leaves only
  • 2 tsp lemon zest, finely grated
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 4 sirloin steaks
  • To serve:
  • 120g bag watercress, spinach and rocket salad


Preheat oven to 200°C, 400°F, gas mark 6. Place the potatoes in a shallow roasting tray, coat well in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and season. Cook for 45 minutes, turning after 20 minutes. Meanwhile, blend the watercress, olives, parsley and mint in a food processor until finely chopped. Stir in lemon zest and juice and the remaining olive oil. Season with black pepper. Heat a frying pan until hot. Season the steaks with black pepper, brush with a little oil and fry for 2-4 minutes on each side. Serve the steaks with the potato wedges and spoon over the sauce. Serve with the watercress, spinach and rocket salad on the side.

Fat: 34.8g Saturated Fat: 10.6g Carbohydrate: 31g Protein: 37.1g Fibre: 3.1g Salt: 1.26g

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