Pepper Steak Sauce

Serves 4
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 1 teaspoon of coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 125g pf Philadelphia extra light cream cheese
  • 1 tea spoon of sweetener
  • 3 button mushrooms sliced thin (optional for your Protein & Vegetable day)

Method:

  1. Heat a non-stick fry pan over a high heat. Cook the steaks for 3 mins each side, remove from the pan, wrap in foil and keep warm.
  2. Using a small saucepan heat a small amount of water and cook the mushrooms till soft
  3. Add the garlic and pepper and sauté for 1 minute. Poor in the beef stock and simmer until reduced by a third.
  4. Whisk in the philly and sweetener and simmer until thickened.
  5. Poor over your steak, serve immediately.

Tip: The sauce keeps well in the fridge, make a large batch and store in small containers than can be reheated in the microwave.