Brilliant Beef Tagliata Recipe | Abel & Cole
Brilliant Beef Tagliata
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Tagliata is an Italian dish of thinly sliced beef. Our high welfare British beef is fantastic in this quick version with garlic and organic green cabbage.
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661 kcal
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Ingredients you'll need
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  • 1 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • A punnet of cherry tomatoes
  • ½ a green cabbage
  • A bag of spaghetti
  • 2 sirloin minute steaks
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  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tbsp water
You'll need
  • Large frying pan or wok with a lid
  • Griddle pan
  • Colander
  • Pastry brush
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Fill the kettle and boil it. Peel the onion. Halve it. Cut each half into about 6 wedges. Peel and crush or grate the garlic. Halve the tomatoes.

  • 2.

    Halve the cabbage. Save one half for later (see our handy tip). Remove any tatty outer leaves. Shred it. Rinse in a colander. Drain and pat dry.

  • 3.

    Fill a pan with hot water from the kettle. Bring to the boil. Add the spaghetti. Simmer for 8 mins till the spaghetti is soft with a little chew to it.

  • 4.

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan or wok. Fry the onions over high heat for 3 mins till beginning to soften. Add the tomatoes and fry for 2 mins till both are soft.

  • 5.

    Add the garlic and cabbage to the pan. Stir well. Season. Add 3 tbsp water. Cover the pan with a baking tray or lid. Let the cabbage steam for 3 mins. Drain the spaghetti.

  • 6.

    Heat a griddle pan over medium heat. Brush the steaks on both sides with ½ tbsp olive oil. Season with a little salt and pepper. Cook the steaks in the hot griddle pan for 2 mins on each side till charred but still pink inside.

  • 7.

    Transfer the steak to a board and rest for 1-2 mins. Divide the spaghetti between two warm plates. Top with the veg. Cut the steak into 2 cm slices. Place on top of the veg. Serve straight away.

  • Tip

    Forever blowing bubbles
    Save that extra cabbage for a lazy weekend brunch. Stir-fry shredded cabbage with a chopped onion and seasoning. Stir into mashed potatoes and shape into patties. Dust with flour. Fry for 3 mins on each side.