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Summer beef and bread salad

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This easy beef and bread salad is the perfect summer meal. Ready in just 25 minutes, it’s a great weeknight dinner option.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Summer beef and bread salad with garlic, oil and lemon juice


  • 4 slices bread of choice
  • 500g Scotch Fillet Steak, rump or sliced leftover roast beef
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice or orange juice
  • 1 tbs chopped chives or spring onion
  • 1/2 red onion, white onion or french shallot, thinly sliced
  • 300g mixed medley tomatoes or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cucumbers or zucchini, coarsely chopped
  • 60g baby rocket leaves or salad leaves of choice

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180˚C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Remove and discard crusts from the bread. Tear bread into bite-sized pieces. Arrange on the lined tray and lightly spray the bread with olive oil spray. Bake for 5 mins or until the bread is golden and crisp.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on high. Lightly spray the beef with olive oil spray and season with salt and pepper. Cook on the grill for 4 mins each side for medium or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate. Cover with foil and set aside for 5 mins to rest. Slice.

  3. Step 3

    Combine the garlic, oil, lemon or orange juice and chives or spring onion in a small bowl. Arrange the onion or shallot, tomato, cucumber or zucchini, salad leaves and bread over a large serving platter. Top with the beef. Drizzle with dressing and season to serve