Chateaubriand Steak

  • 26/02/2007
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 4
  • 50 min

The story about Chateaubriand steak, takes us back to the Napoleon times. When the chef Montmireil created a special meal in the honour of the Francois Chateaubriand, a writer, diplomat and political figure. This recipe today exists in many versions, but it has survived.

Ingredients

  • 600 g beef steak
  • 2 teaspoons Vegeta Beef Stock Powder
  • ½ teaspoon powdered pepper
  • ½ tablespoon mild English mustard
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 4 bread slices or toast
  • Side Dish:
  • 200 g Brussels sprouts
  • 200 g asparagus
  • 40 g butter, melted
  • 2-3 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • Serving:
  • 100 g pears or peach

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Rub the beef steak with Vegeta Beef Stock Powder, pepper and mustard. Cook in hot oil, on mild heat, each side 10 -15 minutes. Let cool and then slice.
  2. 2.
    Leave the potato in cold water for about 15 minutes.
  3. 3.
    Drain and tap dry using paper towel and then fry in hot oil.
  4. 4.
    Cook the Brussels sprouts and asparagus in salted, boiling water. Remove and while still warm cover with melted butter.
  5. 5.
    Cook the cherry tomatoes in the hot pan, shortly.
  6. 6.
    On hot serving plate, place a slice of warm toasted bread, followed by the slice of beefsteak.
  7. 7.
    Over the meat arrange the asparagus and Brussels sprouts with butter.

Serving

Prepared beef steak can be served with potato, tomato and chosen fruit arranged on a lettuce leaf.

Tip

To get the beef steak pink in the middle leave it overnight, smeared with mustard and in oil.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 792 / 3.311 - -
Fat g 55,89 - -
Carbohydrates g 36,08 - -
Dietary fibre g 6,79 - -
Protein g 38,97 - -
Sodium g 3,57 0 0
Vitamin A μg 1.029,55 26 21
Vitamin D μg 26,40 13 13
Vitamin E mg 27,27 124 124
Vitamin C mg 50,93 68 57
Potassium mg 1.303,45 35 35
Calcium mg 102,87 10 10
Phosphorous mg 443,80 55 55

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)