Veal Fillet with Truffle Infused Olive Oil

Ready in 40 minutes (starting the day ahead) | Serves 4

 

Ingredients

  • 5g freshly grated truffle
  • 1/2 cup olive oil (we recommend Morella Grove)
  • 4 x 200g veal fillets
  • truffle salt

 

Directions

  1. Marinate veal in olive oil & a few shavings of fresh truffle for several hours or overnight if possible.

  2. Seal in a hot pan for 2 mins each side. Place on a tray & bake in a 200º oven for 5 mins.

  3. After the veal has rested for at least 5 mins, drizzle a little oil around the plate, then scatter some truffle shavings over the oil. Place the veal on a bed of either sweet potato mash or cauliflower puree & sprinkle with a little truffle salt (click here for Truffle Salt recipe).

    Recipe courtesy of 3seeds Cooking School

 

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