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Rump steak with vegetable compote

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This rump steak with vegetable compote takes steak and mash to the next level. Try it for a hearty dinner.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time30 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, + 5 mins resting time
Rump steak with vegetable compote


  • 800g potatoes, peeled, chopped
  • 2 tbs sour cream
  • 40g butter, chopped
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 large (about 450g) eggplant, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) beef stock
  • 2 tbs tomato paste
  • 2 Coles Australian No Added Hormones Beef Rump Steaks
  • 1 tbs olive oil, extra
  • Flat-leaf parsley leaves, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the potato in a large saucepan of boiling water for 10 mins or until tender. Drain well. Return to the pan with the sour cream and butter. Place over low heat. Use a potato masher or fork to mash for 2 mins or until smooth and fluffy. Season. Cover to keep warm.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan over low heat. Add the eggplant and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until the eggplant is tender. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until tender. Add the garlic and tomatoes and cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until tomatoes soften slightly.
  3. Step 3

    Add the stock and tomato paste and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook, uncovered, for 5 mins or until the sauce thickens and the vegetables are tender.
  4. Step 4

    Heat a chargrill on high. Drizzle steaks with extra oil and season. Cook steaks for 3 mins each side for medium-rare doneness or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil. Set aside for 5 mins to rest. Slice steak.
  5. Step 5

    Divide steak and mashed potato among serving plates. Season. Spoon over vegetable compote and sprinkle with parsley to serve.