How To Make Seared Sirloin Served With Avocado and Mash

by | Apr 27, 2023 | Recipes

Winter is almost here and that means it’s time for hearty food that you can prepare easily in the comfort of your home. Is there anything heartier, healthier and packed with nutrients than seared sirloin served with avocado chimichurri with mash? If you’ve been looking for a new recipe to try, Food Editor  Thilivhali “Meals with Mash” Mugwena shared her mouthwatering recipe with MH.

Mashed Potatoes

Course Main Course
Cuisine Healthy


  • 5 medium potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 500 ml Water hot
  • Salt as needed
  • 40 g Salted butter


  • Boil potatoes in salted water until soft, then drain any excess water. Mash the potatoes, add butter, and continue mashing until the butter has melted and the potatoes are smooth and fluffy.
Keyword dinner, Easy Meals, High-Protein

Seared Sirloin

Course Main Course
Cuisine South African


  • 2 Sirloin fillets
  • 150 g Salted butter
  • 1 Spring Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 Tsp Salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce


  • Rub steak fillets with Worcestershire sauce then season with salt and pepper. Preheat the pan and heat oil on high heat. Sear the steaks starting with the fat side. Add butter and rosemary then cook each side for 3-4 minutes. Allow the fillets to rest for 2 minutes before serving.
Keyword dinner, Easy Meals, High-Protein

Avocado Chimichurri

Course Main Course
Cuisine South African


  • 2 Garlic cloves minced
  • A handful of fresh parsley minced (lower cases to be used where highlighted please)
  • 2 Fresh chillies minced
  • Salt and pepper as needed
  • 1/4 Cup avocado or olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 Avocado cubed


  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl then stir until everything is well combined. Serve immediately or leave the chimichurri to rest for at least 30 minutes before serving for a much more intense flavour.


Did you know?
Green-skinned and dark-skinned avocados are available in South Africa almost all year round and the good news is that whichever colour avo you choose, they’re all equally delicious and nutritious!  
The best thing about Avos is that they are all:
1. High in energy
2. High in heart-healthy fats
3. High in vitamin 
4. High in biotin
5. Cholesterol free
6.  Sodium free
7. A source of fibre
Keyword dinner, Easy Meals, High-Protein

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