Steak with Slow-Roasted Tomato and Jalapeno Ketchup

BBQ Recipes, Beef

slow-roasted tomato and jalapeño ketchup Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Line two large oven trays with baking paper. Combine onion, garlic, tomato, jalapeño, seeds and oil in a large bowl. Place tomato mixture, in single layer, on trays. Roast, uncovered, 1½ hours. Process mixture until smooth; transfer to a large saucepan, add vinegar, sugar and salt. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until thickened. Season to taste. Cool to room temperature.

nutritional count per serving 38.6g total fat (10.1g saturated fat); 4139kJ (989 cal); 67.1g carbohydrate; 88g protein; 9.4g fibre

tips Scotch fillet, rib-eye, porterhouse (bone-in sirloin), T-bone and rump are all suitable steaks for this recipe.

This recipe makes 1.25-litres (5-cups) of ketchup. Store in the refrigerator for up to three months.

serving suggestion Serve with rocket (arugula).

  • Prep Time:3 hours (+ cooling)
  • Cooking Time:3 hours (+ cooling)
  • Serves:6
Ingredients
  • 5kg (3 pounds) potatoes
  • ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 6 x 220g (7-ounce) new york cut steaks (boneless sirloin)
  • 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, extra
  • slow-roasted tomato and jalapeño ketchup
  • 2 large brown onions (400g), quartered
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 5kg (3 pounds) tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 fresh jalapeño chillies, halved
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup (125ml) red wine vinegar
  • ¾ cup (165g) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt flakes
Method
  1. Make slow-roasted tomato and jalapeño ketchup.
  2. Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F. Peel potatoes; slice thinly lengthways, then cut into thin chips. Combine potato and oil in a large bowl; season. Place potatoes, in single layer, on a large oven tray. Roast chips, uncovered, about 45 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  3. Meanwhile, combine steaks, pepper and extra oil in a large bowl. Cook steaks on a heated oiled barbecue (or grill or grill plate) about 2 minutes each side for medium rare or until cooked as desired.
  4. Serve steaks and chips with ketchup.
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