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Polish Befszyk Tatarski

Befszyk Tatarski (Steak Tartare)

  • Author: Polish Housewife
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: serves 4
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Polish


Easily doubled for larger portions or more servings


  • 8 ounces very fresh, high quality Filet Mignon
  • 1 egg yolk

all of the following are suggestions, season to taste:

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon diced flat leaf parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon finely diced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 anchovies
  • 2 tablespoon finely diced dill pickle
  • 2 tablespoon finely diced red onion
  • 2 teaspoons Worcester sauce


  1. Place the serving plate in the freezer to chill
  2. Grind of finely dice the beef
  3. Combine all of the ingredients and serve on the chilled platter with toasted bread
  4. Or plate the ingredients and mix table-side