Steak with balsamic mushrooms

Ingredients (serves 2 to 4) 4 x 100g beef steaks (sirloin or rump) Olive oil cooking spray 1 tablespoon olive oil 200g button mushrooms, sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon thyme leaves, finely chopped 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar Baby spinach, to serve Method Lightly spray both sides of steaks with oil. Season with…

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