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Truffle Mushroom Steak

A steak doesn’t always need an actual sauce. This luxurious combo of truffle oil and pan-fried large brown mushrooms on a perfectly cooked matured steak are the stuff dreams are made of.

What is truffle oil?

According to Wikipedia, truffle oil can be defined as the following “Truffle oil can be produced using any oil. Common versions use olive oil, or a more neutral flavorless oil such as canola or grapeseed oil.

Some truffle oils are made with the residue of truffles collected or prepared for sale. Many truffle oils are not made from truffles, but instead use manufactured aromatic compounds including 2,4-dithiapentane (one of many aroma active compounds that can be found in some truffle varietals) with an oil base. “

Truffle oil is generally pretty intense in flavour which is why you only need to add a little bit to your dish to make it have a deep impact.

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Truffle mushroom steak

5 from 5 votes

Ingredients
  

  • 300 g aged steak of your choice, boneless
  • olive oil, for drizzling
  • salt & pepper
  • 30 g butter
  • a few large brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 sprigs thyme, woody stalks discarded
  • a few drops of truffle oil. or truffle flavoured oil

Instructions
 

  • Drizzle the steak with oil and season with salt & pepper. Braai over hot coals or grill in a piping hot griddle pan, until cooked to your liking (3,5 minutes a side for a 3 cm thick steak, for medium rare). Remove and leave to rest while you prepare the mushrooms.
  • Heat the butter over high heat in a pan, then fry the mushrooms with the thyme until golden brown on all sides. Season with salt & pepper. Remove from the heat, then add a few drops of truffle oil and stir to mix.
  • Top the rested steak with the hot truffle mushrooms and serve at once.
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14 Comments

  1. 6 August, 2021 / 3:35 pm

    What’s your secret to a juicy steak? Mine always gets dried out because I like a well done steak.

  2. 11 September, 2021 / 4:12 pm

    5 stars
    Love mushrooms with my steak, some good steak cooking skills here. thanks for sharing!

  3. 11 September, 2021 / 6:29 pm

    5 stars
    I am not a big steak eater (no one in my family is). But this looks really good. And I learned something about truffle oil. Thanks for sharing!
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  4. 11 September, 2021 / 6:42 pm

    This looks tasty, steak with mushroom ad the ingredients are simple. It’s interesting about the oil.

  5. 11 September, 2021 / 7:09 pm

    5 stars
    Yummy! Looks and sounds great. I’m not a big steak person unless they are bistec tacos haha. I would have a forkful of this dish though!

  6. 11 September, 2021 / 7:53 pm

    5 stars
    That is really mouth-watering! I really love steak & also mushrooms.

  7. Jasmine Martin
    12 September, 2021 / 3:58 pm

    This looks absolutely delicious! I’d love to try truffle mushroom steak. I just know it has to taste amazing.

  8. Jasmine Martin
    12 September, 2021 / 3:58 pm

    This looks absolutely delicious! I’d love to try truffle mushroom steak. I just know it has to taste amazing..

  9. 13 September, 2021 / 12:35 pm

    5 stars
    Looking at these pictures is making me very hungry! I love streak through I haven’t tried Truffle mushroom steak. I like that recipe isn’t too hard to follow. Thanks for this!!
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  10. 13 September, 2021 / 2:16 pm

    truffle season is my favorite food-wise. It is just so delicious and always special. no matter where you add it, it always makes the dish sand out
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  11. aisasami
    13 September, 2021 / 5:20 pm

    This looks so delicious! I never had truffles with anything, but I bet it is amazing with steak!

  12. 13 September, 2021 / 9:45 pm

    Are you kidding me – I so love truffles! And since I also cannot say no to a good steak, this is the perfect dish for me – glorious!

  13. 13 September, 2021 / 10:34 pm

    I am normally not a mushroom person, but this looks delicous. I know my fiance would ABSOLUTELY love this recipe.

  14. Lady Chi
    15 September, 2021 / 8:19 am

    I love steak. This recipe is just perfect for me as I am now trying to work back to my pre-baby weight. Looks delicious too. Thanks for sharing

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