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Peppered beef panzanella salad

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Ready in 30 minutes, this Beef panzanella salad makes a speedy weeknight meal. Loaded with fresh basil and crunchy bread, it's an absolute winner.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time20 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Peppered beef panzanella salad


  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 250g Coles Finest By Laurent Sourdough Baguette, cut into 4cm pieces
  • 1 yellow capsicum, seeded, coarsely chopped
  • 600g Coles Australian No Added Hormones Beef Rump Steak
  • 2 tsp coarsely ground peppercorns
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, coarsely chopped
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup (115g) pitted Kalamata olives
  • 2 tbs Coles Italian White Wine Vinegar
  • ⅓ cup (25g) shaved parmesan
  • ½ cup basil leaves, torn

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the garlic and 1 tbs oil in a bowl. Add bread and toss to coat.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium-high. Cook the bread and capsicum, turning, for 4-5 mins or until the bread is crisp and the capsicum is lightly charred. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Step 3

    Rub beef with 1 tbs oil and sprinkle with the pepper. Cook beef for 3 mins each side or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil. Set aside for 5 mins to rest. Thinly slice.
  4. Step 4

    Meanwhile, combine the tomato, cucumber, onion and olives in a bowl. Whisk vinegar and remaining oil in a small bowl. Season. Add to the tomato mixture with beef and bread mixture. Toss to combine. Transfer to a serving platter. Top with parmesan and basil.