Binnur's Turkish Cookbook - Delicious, healthy and easy-to-make Ottoman & Turkish recipes

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Steak with Vegetables in Tomato Sauce

(Salcali Biftek)

Steak with Vegetables in Tomato Sauce
1 piece of beef steak
1 tbsp butter
3/4 cup + 1/2 cup hot water mixed with 2-3 tbsp crushed tomatoes, canned
1 small onion, sliced
1 garlic clove, sliced
1-2 mushrooms, brushed, sliced
4-5 slices of green pepper
4-5 slices of red pepper
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

1 green onion, only the white parts, chopped
1 pinch crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp oregano

Fry the beef steak with butter on both sides for a few minutes at medium heat. Then turn the heat down to medium-low. Add the 1/2 cup hot water + crushed tomatoes mixture, onion and garlic, and cook until the water evaporates.

Place the rest of the ingredients around the steak with 3/4 cup of hot water. Cover and cook for about 5-6 minutes at low heat until some of the water evaporates.

Place the steak on a serving dish and arrange the cooked vegetables with juice over the top. Sprinkle chopped fresh onions, crushed pepper and oregano on top. Serve with any kind of pilaf and salad by the side.

Makes 1 serving.

Meal Ideas:
-Red Lentil Soup, Pilaf with Almonds, Shepherd's Salad, Hummus, Pide and Almond Pudding.



At 1:48 AM, Blogger Omar said...


I've never seen a recipe for Turkish steak before and I can't wait to try it. What size and cut of beef steak do you recommend for this recipe?

Have a blessed and beneficial Ramadan!


At 11:41 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hı Omar,
It ıs a one serving thin steak.
Happy Ramadan:)


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