Beef is a cost-effective and nutritious way to get your bioavailable protein without excess calories.
Lean beef provides the majority of the energy and protein in this recipe as well as choline, iron, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc and vitamins B2, B3, B6, B6 and B12.
The broccoli and cauliflower round out the taste and nutrient profile with vitamins A and B5 along with choline, folate and potassium.
One serve provides 580 calories, 80 g protein, 26 fat, 6 g of net carbs and P:E = 2.5.
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 250 g sirloin steak
- 100 g cauliflower, cut into bite size florets
- 100 g broccoli, cut into bite size florets
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Salt and pepper (optional)
- Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°F (bake).
- Combine the cauliflower and broccoli in a baking tray, add the olive oil salt and pepper and toss till evenly coated.
- Bake in oven for 10 minutes, toss and bake a further 10 minutes.
- While the vegetables are cooking, heat a non-stick fry pan to a medium/high heat, add in the steak, cook for 4 minutes, flip and cook a further 4 minutes, remove from pan and rest for 10 minutes.
- Use a sharp knife to slice the steak very thinly.
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