Lean Spiced Fillet of Beef with Red Wine Gravy

 

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You are only limited to what you push yourself too, you know? You can always get better” – Lindsey Vonn

 

This dish is his dairy free, nut free and also gluten free.

It is also a Sunday roast that is low in sugar and salt, which is very important for good exercise and being able to exercise for longer and more frequently.

Glucose is completely different to Sugar. We can top up our vital Glucose levels through Carbs intake and the starch intaken, but at the same time it helps us if we eat low sugar diets as it helps us exercise better for longer.

It is also a dish high in protein, perfect for after a long Sunday run or taper, whilst the Potato and Yorkshire provide us with vital Carbs.

Broccoli has many important functions for our body. Not only does it contain vital minerals and vitamins but it also helps reduce the risk of Cancer and other threatening diseases.

The Red Wine in the gravy is good for our Red Blood Cells. It helps build healthy blood cells.

 

Peppercorn Sauce mix ( 78 Calories, 3g Carbs, 6g Fat, 2g Protein)

2 tsp fennel seed ( 14 Calories, 2g Carbs, 0g Fat, 0g Protein)

Small fillet of beef ( 159 Calories, 1g Carbs, 7g Fat, 25g Protein)

2 tbsp olive oil ( 246 Calories, 0g Carbs, 28g Fat, 0g Protein)

1 red onion, thinly sliced ( 31 Calories, 6g Carbs, 0g Fat, 1g Protein)

1½-2 tbsp cornflour  ( 33 Calories, 0g Carbs, 0g Fat, 0g Protein)

3-4 tsp Cranberry Sauce ( 80 Calories, 24g Carbs, 0g Fat, 0g Protein)

50ml red wine ( 34 Calories, 1.5g Carbs, 0g Fat, 0g Protein)

Jacket Potato ( 191 Calories, 39g Carbs, 1g Fat, 4g Protein)

Mixed Vegetables ( 53 Calories, 7g Carbs, 1g Fat, 3g Protein)

Yorkshire Pudding ( 54 Calories, 8g Carbs, 2g Fat, 2g Protein)

 

 

1) Cut the Red Onion up in to slices and lay the slices out in to a bed on a baking tray.

2) Put the Small Beef fillet on top of the bed of onions on the baking tray. Coat the Beef with 2 tsp of fennel seeds and then the Peppercorn Sauce mix. Cook in a pre-heated oven on gas mark 6 for 25 minutes until medium.

3) Meanwhile, cook a Jacket Potato ready in the microwave and then finish off in oven once meat is done.

4) Once Meat is done, place the Beef on a separate plate or tray and wrap in foil until everything else is ready.

5) Place the Onions in a saucepan, then add the Olive oil, cornflour and 400ml of Beef Stock and water mixed together. Bring to the boil before adding the Cranberry Sauce and Wine.

6) Simmer the gravy for 15 minutes, stirring continuously.

7) Once the gravy has 5 minutes to go, put the Yorkshire Puddings in the oven and Mixed Vegetables on the hob to cook.

8) Carve the Beef, serving some of the Beef inside the Yorkshire Pudding if possible.

9) Serve with Jacket Potato, mixed vegetables and then top with the Beef and Red Wine gravy.

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