2 Lb tender cut of beef such as a ribeye steak
12oz course salt
6-8 cloves of garlic, peeled
Salt & pepper
Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
Allow meat to come to room temperature. Pierce steak with knife and insert garlic cloves. Coat both sides with olive oil. Mound salt making a "bed" for the steak in a cast iron skillet or baking sheet. Place steak on the salt. Bake 18-30 minutes until desired doneness is reached. Remove off salt bed and all ow the meat to rest tented with foil for 10 minutes prior to slicing and serving.
Adapted from Patricia Well at home in Provence: recipes inspired by her farmhouse in France