Truffles with Quinoa & Silverbeet Salad & Steak

Truffles with Quinoa & Silverbeet Salad & Steak

A delicious salad made into something special with the addition of fresh truffle butter.

Preparation time: 20 mins

Serves 4


1/2 bunch silverbeet (pulled off stems and finely shredded)

4 red eschallots finely sliced

2 cloves garlic finely chopped

1 cup quinoa rinsed well (we suggest Australian quinoa try the Mount Zero brand from Wiffens)

500ml water

3 tbspns goats cheese (we suggest Calender marinated feta or can substitute good quality feta or goats cheese)

2 tbpns olive oil

good squeeze of lemon juice

1 tbspn chopped parsley

4 steaks (we suggest organic rump centres from Fyshwick Gourmet Organics)

1 small pack truffle butter (from Wiffens)

Small amount of black  truffle for shaving (optional)


Add quinoa to the pan with 500ml water bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer and cook until just tender approx 10-12 mins. Rinse well with hot water once cooked.

While quinoa is cooking heat large frypan over medium low heat. Add 1 tbpsn olive oil then saute eschallots until softened add garlic stir then add silverbeet and cook until wilted and tender. Remove from heat and add to quinoa with parsley, cheese, 1 tspn truffle butter and salt and pepper to taste.

Heat a large frypan over high heat. Add 1 tbpsn olive oil. Heat. Add steaks (which have been generously salted). Cook for a few minutes each side depending on thickness. Remove from heat. Add 1 tspn truffle butter to each of the steaks, wrap in foil and rest for a few minutes.

Plate quinoa salad on four places and top with steak and juices. Season to taste.



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