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Steak Tagliata with Crispy Fried Gnocchi

Make comfort food of the quick and light variety for dinner tonight with this riff on steak tagliata. Flash fried steak is served with crispy, buttery gnocchi, rocket and tomatoes and then drizzled in a balsamic dressing.

Prep Time

        Prep and cook time: 20 minutes
        Yield: Serves 2


    •    knob of butter
    •    4 - 6 tomatoes
    •    7 tbsps olive oil
    •    pack of rocket salad
    •    the juice of 1/2 lemon
    •    2 x 200gm Sirloin steaks
    •    2 tbsps balsamic vinegar
    •    300g pack of fresh gnocchi
    •    1 tbsp each of chopped fresh tarragon and parsley
    •    fresh basil, parmesan shavings and black pepper, to serve


  1. Heat a griddle pan until smoking hot. Brush the steaks with olive oil, then season. Griddle for 3-4 minutes on each side for medium – or to your liking. Leave to rest for 5 minutes, then slice.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 2tbsp of the olive oil and a knob of butter in a frying pan, then fry the pack of fresh gnocchi for 5-6 minutes until golden and heated through. Season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Meanwhile, mix the remaining 5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar,  lemon juice and fresh tarragon and parsley. Lightly season.
  4. Arrange the rocket salad over a platter with the tomatoes (mixed heritage ones if you can find them), cut into wedges, then scatter over the crispy fried gnocchi and steak, drizzle with the herby balsamic dressing and serve scattered with fresh basil, parmesan shavings and black pepper.

This great family recipe is thanks to Delicious Magazine at


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