Recipes Quick and Easy

Gary's Steak & Eggs Florentine with Chilli Homefries

  • 1 7oz steak (per person)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 baby potatoes par boiled
  • 1 tsp chopped chillies.
  • A handful of baby spinach
  • Olive oil for steak, potatoes & spinach
  • Vegetable oil for the eggs.

Gary's steak and eggs florentine make the ultimate, hearty weekend brunch or a quick and tasty evening meal. It's a pretty decadent dish that would cure even the worst of hangovers and please the carnivores in your life.


Step 1

Get your gear together. Heat a heavy based pan, season the steak.

Step 2

Sear the steak on both sides.

Step 3

Slice the chillies and dice the potatoes.

Step 4

Sauté the potatoes and chillies on the steak pan.

Step 5

Rest the steak.

Step 6

Sauté the spinach on the same pan as the steak & potatoes. Takes 10 seconds.

Step 7

Add the egg to cold vegetable oil. Add a knob of butter should you choose.

Step 8

Gently baste with the cooking oil to ensure it cooks perfectly.

Step 9

Plate. Get stuck in.


This make a perfect quick meal, either a very hearty brunch or a quick and tasty dinner.

Written By

Gary O'Hanlon

Head Chef VM at Viewmount House. Georgina Campbell Restaurant of the Year 2014. Food Show on Shannonside. TV3's Late Lunch Live. Proud Donegal Food Ambassador.I like to cook off the top of my head and sadly I wasn't blessed with patience so doing a step then taking a snap brought me the same type of pain as watching Liverpool score at Old Trafford. Alas, I got there.