Fillet Steak with Apples Poached in Red Wine

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Yield: 4 servings

Fillet Steak with Apples Poached in Red Wine

An easy beef recipe, perfect if you are a meat lover: fillet steak, prepared with apples poached in red wine


  • Pepper corns
  • Mustard seed
  • Beef fillet800 g
  • Clarified butter
  • Red Wine400 ml, dry
  • Lemon juice1
  • Cinnamon1 stick
  • Allspice seeds5
  • Apple4 each, sour and peeled
  • Feta cheese150 g, crumbled
  • Rocketto garnish


  • Heat the oven to 150°C (130°C in a fan oven), 300°F, gas 2.
  • Grind the pepper corns and mustard seeds in a mortar and rub into the meat.
  • Heat the clarified butter in pan and fry the meat on all sides on a very high heat. Then wrap in aluminium foil and cook for approx. 1 hour (The core temperate should be 60°C). If desired cook for a little less to keep the meat pink.
  • Bring the red wine, lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon stick and the allspice seeds to the boil. Place the apples in the hot liquid and steep on a low heat for approx. 15 minutes.
  • Just before the meat is done, remove the foil and season well with salt. Leave to rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  • Slice the meat and arrange it on the rocket along with the apples. Garnish with feta cheese.
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