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Layered Beef Salad On-the-Go

Layered Beef Salad

Ingredients

Salad

  • 3 ounces cooked lean beef (such as Top Sirloin Steak, Strip Steak, Tenderloin Steak or Flank Steak), cut into slices
  • 3 cups mixed salad greens or chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup assorted vegetables (such as shredded carrots, sliced cucumber, grape tomatoes, sliced radish, sugar snap peas)
  • 1/4 cup cooked small pasta, rinsed drained chickpeas or Great Northern beans

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup Greek or plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon chipotle pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Combine dressing ingredients in bottom of medium container or small bowl with lid.
  2. Layer salad greens, vegetables, pasta or beans and beef on top of dressing. Close lid securely or cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap; refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Before serving, shake covered container to coat salad well.

Total Recipe Time: 15 to 20 min | Makes 1 serving

Nutrition information per serving, using Top Sirloin Steak: 308 calories; 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 49 mg cholesterol; 453 mg sodium; 30 g carbohydrate; 6.1 g fiber; 37 g protein; 8.0 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 3.8 mg iron; 39.7 mcg selenium; 5.3 mg zinc; 107.8 mg choline

This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, zinc and choline.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Beef Checkoff

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