Hot lettuce ?

Serves: 2 | Preparation Time: 10 min


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 slices of sourdough toast buttered
  • 6-8 slices of rare roast beef or sirloin sliced thinly
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed and peeled
  • 20g butter
  • Pinch of chili flakes
  • 1 large tomato sliced
  • 1 pickle sliced thinly
  • 1/2 tsp hot English mustard
  • 1 head of iceberg, trimmed and cut into 1-inch-wide strips (about 10 cups)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


Heat oil in a nonstick pan over medium heat. Add garlic, butter and lettuce and saute until soft. Season with salt and pepper.   

Butter toast and thinly spread with hot English mustard.

Add a layer of sliced tomatoes and then the 'hot lettuce'.

Top with the slices of beef and pickle.

Drizzle any pan juices over the open sandwich.