• 1 lb. sirloin or tenderloin steak, freshly ground twice
  • 1/2 c chopped onion or green onion
  • 1 tbsp ice water
  • Butter
  • Pumpernickel or rye bread
  • Egg yolks
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper
  • Garnishes: chopped onion, capers, freshly grated horseradish, and chopped parsley


Lightly mix the steak with the chopped onion and water. (Water makes it fluffy) Pile lightly on buttered slices of bread. Make an indentation in the center of the meat and slip in a raw egg yolk. Sprinkle with salt & pepper. Serve on individual plates with garnishes. Makes 4 servings.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Woman's Day Enclclopedia
Submitted By: Ruth A. Burbage
Steak Tartare