Healthy Recipe: Harissa-marinated Beef Sirloin - Slimming Solutions

Healthy Recipe: Harissa-marinated Beef Sirloin

Harissa-marinated Beef Sirloin…




  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley (extra to garnish)
  • 1 tbsp preserved lemon skin (thinly sliced)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Harissa
  • 2 x 160g beef sirloin steaks (trimmed)
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 large yellow peppers
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 400g tin chopped Italian tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove (peeled and crushed)
  • 1/4 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp flaked chilli




How to make this healthy recipe:

  • Brush the Harissa into the meat
  • Season with salt and black pepper
  • Leave to marinade for at least an hour (or in the fridge overnight)
  • Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat
  • Fry the garlic for 30 seconds on medium heat, add the peppers and cook through
  • Add the flaked chilli, tomatoes, paprika and some salt and black pepper
  • Bring to a simmer and cook for 7 minutes
  • Add the preserved lemon skin and parsley and cook for 7 minutes
  • (Until the sauce thickens but is still easy to pour)
  • Set aside and allow to come to room temperature
  • Pre-heat the oven to 190C/375C/Gas mark 5
  • Place a ridged griddle pan on a high heat and when smoking hot, add the steaks and cook for a minute on each side
  • Transfer to a baking tray and cook for 8 minutes, until done to medium
  • Serve warm or at room temperature, sliced into thin strips, with sauce spooned on top.


 Healthy Recipe Meal Alternations:

Extra energy/carbohydrates: Serve with Harissa spiced whole-wheat couscous!

If you are not much of a ‘meat lover’ check out our other blogs to find something more YOU!