Steak with Porcini Mushrooms



Steak is an excellent source of protein and iron, while porcini mushrooms are high in fibre and very low in calories. A delicious combination.



  • 15g dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 150 g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 x 100g sirloin steaks


  • Place the porcini mushrooms in a small bowl with just enough boiling water to cover them, and leave them to soak for 10 minutes.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and sauté the onion for 3 minutes, then add the sliced chestnut mushrooms. Let them cook over a medium heat for a further 4-5 minutes.
  • Stir in the cornflour, followed by the porcini mushrooms and their soaking water. Continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the sauce thickens. If it looks too thick, add a little more water.
  • Meanwhile, cook the steaks to your liking, either on a griddle or in a frying pan.
  • Serve the steaks with the mushrooms sauce poured over them and some steamed green veg on the side.