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Beef Rotolo




  • 2 garlic clove
  • 100g Parmesan cheese
  • 50g Basil leaves
  • 60g Cashews or pine nuts
  • 40g olive oil
  • salt to taste


  • 20g Currants (soaked in boiling water 10 mins)
  • 30g pine nuts
  • 1 Shallot cut into 1/4's
  • 50g Butter
  • 500g water
  • 1 Tbls meat stock
  • 200g Porterhouse or rump steak per person
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch broccolini
  • 20g Cornflour or arrowroot flour
  • 20g red wine or port
  • 2 tsp seeded mustard
  • 20g Dijon mustard
  • 50g button mushrooms

Recipe's preparation

  1. - Place 1 garlic clove, and parmy cheese in TM Bowl and chop 8 seconds/Spd 8

    - Add basil, nuts, olive oil, pinch of salt and blend for 5 seconds/ speed 5

    - Scrape down the sides and mix for another 10 sec/speed 4 add more oil if needed and mix again on speed 4 until happy with consistancy. Set pesto aside
  2. Beef
  3. - Drain the currants after 10 mins, toast the pine nuts in the bowl for 5 mins/100degrees/Counter-clockwise operation/Speed 1 or in a dry pan until golden. Set aside.

    - Place 1 garlic clove and shallot in the the bowl, and chop 2 seconds/speed 5. Scrape down and add 25g butter, saute for 2 mins/ 100degrees/speed 1.

    - Place the stock paste and water into the bowl.

    - Trim fat from steaks and pound to about 5mm thick - either use a meat mallet or place the steak between 2 layers of clingwrap and bash with a rolling pin.
    - Season steak with salt, and pepper. Spread one side of the steak with pesto and sprinkle with pine nuts and currants leaving roughly 1cm around edges.
    - Roll up and secure with toothpicks or roll in clingwrap to make sausage shaped rolls. Tie in knots at the ends. Place on Varoma tray to cook.

    - Place varoma into position, beef in tray, cook for 3 mins/Varoma/Speed 2.

    - Add Broccollini and cook another 10 mins/Varoma/Speed 2.

    Set beef and broccolini into thermosever to keep warm.

    - Add to the stock in the TM bowl, the flour, red wine (or port), both mustards, mushrooms

    cook for 4 mins/100deg/Speed 4/MC off with the TM basket on the lid or until sauce is thinkened. salt and pepper to taste.

    - Remove toothpicks or clingwrap and slice each roll into 3-5cm pieces. serve with potatos, broccolini and mustard sauce. top with slices chilli's (optional).

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If desired, brown the beef in a pan before slicing and plating up.

Adapted from Dani Valents' recipe from In the Mix 2.

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