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Recipes Quick and Easy Snacks

The Ultimate Treat Brunch – Potato Bread, Fillet Steak & Eggs With Sweet Balsamic Onions

Ingredients
  • Fillet steak
  • Potato farls
  • Shallots
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Kale
  • An egg

People tend to head out at the weekends for their brunch fix, but since that can be a pricey habit we thought we'd come up with a killer little dish for you to make at home.

The potato farls are what bring this one all together, but if you can't find them some baguette would come a close second. 

Splash out a little and get some good quality steak, it's definitely worth it.

Instructions

Step 1

Only a few simple ingredients needed.

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Step 2

Slice up the shallots as fine as you can.

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Step 3

Lash them into a small pot with some oil over a low to medium heat. You want to gently sweat sweetness out of them. Low and slow as they say.

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Step 4

Season up the steak. Make sure you have it out nice and early to come up to room temperature. Salt, pepper and oil smeared all over it.

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Step 5

Keep the onions moving every couple of minutes. They'll take about 15 minutes in total and you'll see them colour in front of your eyes.

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Step 6

Pick the stalks out of the kale to leave you with the little perfect leaves. Pop the kale into a pan with some oil and cook it gently for about 7 minutes. You just want to soften it up.

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Step 7

Lash the steak into a really hot griddle pan. A frying pan will also do.

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Step 8

Lash a bit of balsamic onto the onions. This will help them come together perfectly after about another 5 minutes of cooking.

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Step 9

Turn the steak at 90 degrees for those appetising grill marks.

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Step 10

When the onions and brown and getting sticky, whip them off the heat. They'll be absolutely delicious.

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Step 11

Whip the steak off to rest for a few minutes. It'll only take about 3 minutes on each side if you want it medium rare.

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Step 12

With the kale out of the pan lash in the potato farls. All they'll need is a bit of oil and browning up on both sides for about 2 minutes each side.

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Step 13

Lash the potato farls on first topped with the kale.

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Step 14

When you cut into the steak it should look something like this. If you prefer it without blood leave it on a bit longer... but that'd be a sin.

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Step 15

Lash an egg on to fry. Season it up with a little salt and pepper while it's cooking.

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Step 16

You could leave the steak whole if you're cooking for a bunch of people, but I like slicing it up making it easier to eat.

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Step 17

Lash the steak on top of the kale and a good big spoonful of the onions on top of that.

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Step 18

Finish with the eggs and stuff your face as fast as you possibly can. Bloody delish.

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Get the frying pan out and give it a whirl this weekend.

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Written By

Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.

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