So. One of the questions I get asked ALL the time is "You've never tried a steak before?". I often hear people saying that their last meal on this earth, or their dream meal, would be a steak with chips, or a steak with peppercorn sauce - basically anything that includes a huge piece of meat. And if I'm truthfully honest, not only am I never impressed but I also always think, why would you want to choose this option when the veggie alternative is so much better? I'm not joking - it's better for you, it's kinder for the planet, it's filled with more protein and, more importantly, it's SO SUPER TASTY. (And to make sure I'm not lying to you, I've tested this recipe with five different steak-loving guys, and they all agreed hands-down that these veggie steaks were tastier.) Mixed with a smoky tomato sauce and some perfectly poached eggs, this is such a perfect lunch to have when you need filling with warming and comforting grub that will distract you from the colder weather. I can't stress this enough, this recipe really is so good.
I also do want to stress that if real steak isn't your thing, then you also don't have to worry. The veggie steak is completely plant-based, so you're getting something that is still tender and juicy, but the taste is similar to a veggie burger. It's made with beetroot, soya and wheat protein, and is high in iron and vitamin B12. When combined with the smoky and garlicky tomato stew and the freshly poached eggs, these steaks are just incredibly satisfying and will leave you comfortably satisfied until your next meal. Viv Era is the best brand to buy these from as well, but if you can only find vegetarian beef strips or steak strips then these will work too. Just please don't be hesitant to give these steaks a try, I think you'll be suitably impressed when you do!
Smoky, warming, comforting and fulfilling...all these and more can be used to describe this dish. Smoky Tomato Veggie Steak with Spinach and Poached Eggs, it's the perfect lunch for the colder weather.
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