Steak with Pepper Tomato Onion Mushroom Sauce and Couscous and Salad
I love steak and I have it at least once a week usually on the weekend. I love it done medium rare with a nice peppery tomato mushroom onion sauce on top and couscous and salad on the side.
All you need to serve 2 people:
2 good quality rump steaks
1 cup of couscous
1 cup of water (for couscous)
mixed salad of your choice
for the sauce:
2 onions sliced finely
clove of garlic crushed and chopped
500 grams of mushroom sliced
2 tomatoes chopped/diced
1 pkt of pepper sauce (any brand)
1- 2 tbs of worcheshire sauce
some red wine - i use a glug or 2..or 3...
1 tbs of butter (depending how glossy you want the sauce to look)
Firstly melt butter into skillet, add in onions and garlic and saute. Next add in the tomatoes and mushrooms. Cook til the mushrooms and tomatoes soften.
Add in the pepper sauce, worcheshire, and red wine. Simmer for 15 minutes and taste. If the sauce looks too thick for your liking, you can thin it down with some water. Stir.
Put the skillet aside.
Next oil or butter another skillet and cook your steak to rare/medium or cooked. Depending how you like your steak. I like mine just pink in the middle. Watch your steak otherwise it might end up tasting tough and not tender.
Meanwhile, add boiling water to your couscous into a bowl and cover. It takes about 5 minutes for the couscous to be light and fluffy. Add in butter if you want and mix. Arrange couscous and salad on plate.
Put the steak on the arrange plates and ladle the sauce over and serve immediately!
This is a simple yet healthy dish to make. You can have hot chips on the side but I like to keep the food a bit healthy hehe. Remember you don't have to add any butter to any of the ingredients here. I just like the butter to give it more flavour!