Serves 2.

1 pack Silver Fern Farms Beef Tenderloins

1 teaspoon, olive oil

½ cup fresh basil leaves, plus extra to serve

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

1-3 cloves garlic, crushed

Mediterranean Salsa

20 green olives, pitted

2-3 flat anchovy fillets, optional

2 tablespoons capers, drained

2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley

1 lemon, juice of

200g vine ripened cherry tomatoes

1 cos lettuce, cut into quarters

To serve, baby potatoes


Remove the Silver Fern Farms Beef Tenderloins from the fridge and packaging. Season with freshly cracked pepper and 1

teaspoon olive oil. Allow to rest at room temperature for 10 minutes. Salt the meat just prior to cooking.

Roughly chop half of the basil leaves and place in the olive oil with the garlic. Leave to infuse for 5 minutes.

To make Mediterranean salsa roughly chop the olives with the anchovies, capers, remaining basil leaves and parsley. Place

in a bowl, add lemon juice and pour in half of the basil oil. Season to taste with freshly ground black pepper.

Heat a non-stick frying pan on a medium heat. Cook the Silver Fern Farms Beef Tenderloins for 2-3 minutes each side.

Remove, drizzle with basil oil and allow to rest for five minutes, covered with foil. In the same frying pan turn the heat to

medium low and toss the tomatoes in the pan, until the skins are just beginning to split. Toss with a little basil oil.

To serve Silver Fern Farms Beef Tenderloins with blistered tomatoes and basil leaves, drizzle with basil olive oil.

Accompany with Mediterranean salsa, cos lettuce and baby potatoes.


We have one of these great Silver Fern Prize Packs to win.  Simply share this recipe on facebook and tag @nourishmagazine and @silverfernfarms by 9am tuesday 24th October 2017 and you will go in the draw.

Prize includes;

  • Vouchers for 2 products from the new look Silver Fern Farms beef range (redeemable at supermarkets nationwide)
  • A Silver Fern Farms barbecue apron
  • A Silver Fern Farms chilly bag
  • Olivado Extra Virgin Avocado Oil
  • Olivado Avocado Cooking Oil
  • Mrs Rogers Peppermill
  • Mrs Rogers Mediterranean Sea Salt Flakes
  • Leaderbrand Pure ‘n Easy Baby Beets

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