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Recipe

Baby Red Cos Lettuce Heart Cups with Beef Tartare

4
Serves
15 MINS
Prep Time
5 MINS
Cook Time
9
Ingredients
Ingredients
Method
  • 2 Baby Red Cos Heart, halved lengthwise
  • 50 ml balsamic vinegar
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 200 grams sirloin fat removed, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp capers, chopped
  • 4 boiled eggs, peeled
  • 8 quail egg yolks
  • 1/4 tsp Sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 sheet gold leaf (optional)
  1. Drizzle four plates with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
  2. Remove a few of the centre leaves of the lettuce halves and shred. Reserve.
  3. Divide lettuce halves among plates.
  4. Place trimmed beef in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Season with salt and pepper. Add capers and stir through.
  5. Halve boiled eggs, remove and discard yolks. Place egg whites into a fine sieve and force through using the back of a spoon.
  6. Spoon beef and egg white into lettuce cups. Top beef with quail yolk.
  7. Garnish with baby red capsicum, shredded leaves and gold leaf.