Healthy Balsamic Beef Salad Recipe

Healthy Balsamic Beef Salad Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins

Cook Time 10 mins

Serves 4

Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbs wholegrain mustard
  • 500 g lean beef, fat trimmed
  • 2 tbs freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 4 cups mixed salad or baby spinach leaves
  • 420 g can no-added-salt cannelini or butter beans, drained
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, sliced into half moons
  • 1/2 red onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 fat-free semi-sundried tomatoes, chopped

Method

  1. Combine balsamic vinegar and mustard together in a cup. Pour half the mixture into a non-metal dish. Add steaks, turning to coat with the marinade. Add orange juice to remaining vinegar mixture and set aside.
  2. Spray a griddle or large non-stick frypan with oil and place on medium to high heat. Drain steaks well and discard marinade. Grill for 3 minutes each side or until cooked to your liking.

 

  1. Remove from heat, cover and set aside to rest for 3 minutes before slicing thinly.
  2. Place salad leaves, beans, cucumber, onion and tomatoes in a large bowl. Pour over orange juice dressing and toss to combine.
  3. Top with steak and serve immediately.

Hint

Cover and refrigerate beef for as long as time permits, from 30 minutes to overnight.

 

Nutrition Information

per serving

per 100g

Energy

1194 kJ 414 kJ

Protein

35.4 g 12.3 g

Fat, total

6.4 g 2.2 g

saturated

1.9 g 0.6 g

Carbohydrate

17.4 g 6 g

sugars

10.7 g 3.7 g

Sodium

281.8 mg 97.7 mg

Fibre

8.4 g 2.9 g

Reference: The Better Health Channel – Live Lighter – for full details

https://livelighter.com.au/recipe/253/balsamic-beef-salad

Please check the recipe if you have any allergies.

 

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