Herb-crusted beef with borlotti bean salad



For the herb-crusted beef

For the borlotti bean salad


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. For the herb-crusted beef, rub the beef with a little of the oil and season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Place the herbs and breadcrumbs into a bowl and mix well, then coat the beef in the breadcrumb mixture.

  4. Heat the remaining oil in an ovenproof frying pan and fry the beef for 3-4 minutes on each side.

  5. Transfer the pan to the oven and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until golden-brown and cooked to your liking. Remove from the oven and allow to rest.

  6. For the borlotti bean salad, place the oil and lemon zest and juice into a bowl and mix well. Add the beans and parsley, mix well and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  7. To serve, place the herb-crusted beef onto a plate with the salad alongside.