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Recipe: Grato’s Steak Tartare
2 cups finely-diced top round of beef
4 teaspoons finely-chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
8 teaspoons finely-diced shallots
2 tablespoons finely-chopped cornichon
2 teaspoons finely-chopped capers
2 tablespoons horseradish
4 teaspoons finely diced balsamic onions (See recipe)
¼ cup grated Parmesan, plus more for garnish
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup white balsamic vinaigrette (See recipe)
8 teaspoons horseradish aioli, for serving (See recipe)
8 pieces grilled or toasted sliced bread, for serving
1 Using a medium bowl, gently fold together all ingredients except for the horseradish aioli and toast.
2 Spread 1 teaspoon of horseradish aioli on each piece of toast.
3 Top each piece of toast with ¼ cup Steak tartare.
4 Sprinkle with parsley and Parmesan.
Makes 4 servings
Nutrition information per serving: 437 calories, 45% calories from fat, 22g fat, 6 g saturated fat, 69 mg cholesterol, 30 g carbohydrates, 5 g total sugar, 0 g added sugar, 29 g protein, 1856 mg sodium, 3 g fiber
2 onions, sliced ¼-inch thick
5 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided
3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and black pepper, to taste
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Toss onions with ¼ cup vinegar and oil. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Place on a sheet pan and bake until tender for about 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and drizzle with the remaining balsamic vinegar.
Makes about 2 cups
Nutrition information per 1 teaspoon serving: 6 calories, 73% calories from fat, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g carbohydrates, 0 g total sugar, 0 g added sugar, 0 g protein, 0 mg sodium, 0 g fiber
White balsamic vinaigrette
2 cups white balsamic vinegar
¾ cup finely diced shallots
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 cup blended oil
Salt, to taste
Using a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, shallots, thyme and honey. Gradually drizzle in oils, whisking constantly. Season with salt, to taste.
Makes 1 1/4 quarts
Nutrition information per 1 tablespoon serving: 56 calories, 88% calories from fat, 6 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g carbohydrates, 1 g total sugar, trace added sugar, 0 g protein, 2 mg sodium, 0 g fiber
1 cup mayonnaise
½ cup horseradish
1 tablespoon Champagne vinegar
1 ¼ teaspoons salt
1 cup sour cream
Using a food processor, fitted with a blade attachment, combine the ingredients and pulse until smooth.
Makes 2 ½ cups
Nutrition information per 1 tablespoon serving: 47 calories, 95% calories from fat, 5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 3 mg cholesterol, 1 g carbohydrates, 0 g total sugar, 0 g added sugar, 0 g protein, 120 mg sodium, 0 g fiber