- 4 hot dog buns
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 400 g sirloin beef, boneless
- 1 tablespoon thyme
- 1 onion, medium
- 2 green bell peppers
- 1 clove of garlic
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 4 slices light cheddar cheese
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- rocket leaves, for serving
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- Place a pan over medium heat.
- Cut the hot dog buns in half, lengthwise. Open up, drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
- Place them in the pan cut side down and toast for 2-3 minutes.
- Place the meat on a clean working surface and drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil, season with salt, pepper and thyme. Massage into meat with your hands to coat completely.
- Remove the buns from the pan and set aside.
- Using the same pan, add the meat and sear for 3-4 minutes until golden on both sides. Remove from pan and set aside.
- Thinly slice the onion and green peppers. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the same pan and add the vegetables.
- Sauté over high heat for 4-5 minutes, continuously stirring until they caramelize and add the balsamic vinegar.
- Cut the meat into 1 cm slices and add them to the pan over the vegetables. Stir with a spoon and cook for 4-5 minutes.
- Remove pan from heat, add the cheddar and place back over heat. Cook for 1 ½ minutes until the cheese melts.
- In the meantime, spread the mustard on the inside of the buns.
- Remove pan from heat and stir with a spoon until the cheese is combined with the rest of the ingredients.
- Pick up some of the mixture with some tongs and fill the buns. Press together gently so that the buns soak up the juices from the filling.
- Place the rocket leaves on a cutting board. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
- Serve over cheese steaks!
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.