Steak salad with Castello® Tickler Extra Mature Cheddar

30min Ingredients for 2 servings
  • 3 tbsp. pine nuts
  • 2 striploin steaks (200 g each)
  • 25 g butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 5 sprigs of thyme


  • 100 g arugula
  • 150 g cherry tomatoes
  • 75 g caper berries
  • 75 g olives
  • 100 g Castello┬« Tickler Extra Mature Cheddar


  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped basil
  • 1 tsp. mustard
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil


Steak salad with Castello® Tickler Extra Mature Cheddar


Toast the pine nuts in a dry pan until they are slightly golden.


In a hot pan, sear the steak. Lower the heat to medium and add butter, thyme and garlic. Fry the steaks for 4 minutes on each side and baste with butter continuously. Remove from the pan and let the steaks rest for 10 minutes before cutting them into thin slices. In a bowl, add arugula and top with the sliced steak. Add halved tomatoes, caper berries and olives. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts and finish with crumbled pieces of Castello Tickler Extra Mature Cheddar.


Make the vinaigrette in small jar by adding mustard, lemon juice, basil, salt and pepper. Put on the lid and shake well. If you bring the salad with you on a picnic, simply pour the vinaigrette over the salad just before serving it.

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