Many people prefer to leave tartare to the professionals—they’ll order it in a (nice) restaurant, but won’t even consider making it at home. There are some who believe it’s risky to prepare raw meat, and others who think tartare is difficult or complicated to make. Then there are those home cooks who have made beef tartare before, but don’t know how to up their game. Well, we’re here to dispel all your tartare-themed apprehensions. You’ll be making it at home in no time. All the time.
This recipe yields an extremely well-balanced, flavorful beef tartare, with interesting variations in color and texture to delight the senses. Finished with caviar for a salty pop, and radish greens for a tinge of bitter flavor, it’s sophisticated and unique.
But if caviar and radish greens aren’t your thing, we’ve got options. Visit ChefSteps.com to try our traditional tartare, chicken tartare (what?), salmon tartare, or beet tartare. Mix it up with new ingredients, try different garnishes, or play with interesting textures. The beauty of tartare is that it’s really up to you—but we’ll help you get started.
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