Steak & bean niçoise

Try a twist on the classic salad with sirloin steak in place of tuna for a filling and balanced midweek meal that takes just 30 minutes to make

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 495
  • fat 22g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 25g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 8g
  • protein 44g
  • salt 1.4g


  • 2 medium eggs
  • 100g green beans, halved
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 400g can mixed beans, drained
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 5 black olives, halved
  • 50g rocket
  • 250g sirloin steak, fat removed
  • shaved parmesan, to serve (optional)
  • 2 slices wholemeal sourdough, to serve


  1. Boil the eggs in a pan of simmering water for 6 mins, then drain and set aside in a bowl of cold water. Boil the green beans for 3 mins and drain.

  2. Whisk together the oil, mustard and vinegar. Tip the mixed beans into a bowl and stir through the green beans, dressing, parsley and olives. Toss through the rocket.

  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a high heat. Fry the steak for 2-3 mins on each side. Remove from the heat, set aside to rest for 5 mins, then slice into thin strips. Toss with the bean mix.

  4. Pile the onto two plates. Gently peel and halve the eggs. Top the beans with the eggs, parmesan and a grinding of black pepper. Serve with the sourdough.

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