Beet and Sirloin Salad
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories355Total Fat19 gSaturated Fat11 gSodium800 mgTotal Carbohydrate11.5 gDietary Fiber3.5 gProtein35.5 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresMedium fresh beets, washed2Boneless sirloin steak, visible fat removed½ poundSalt¼ teaspoon + 2 dashesFreshly ground pepper to tasteMixed green salad2 cupsGoat cheese (or other flavorful cheese, such as bleu)3 ouncesBalsamic vinegar4 teaspoons
  • Directions
  • Place beets in a medium pot and fill with water. Cover and cook on high heat until water starts boiling, then reduce to medium-low and simmer until beets are tender, about 30 minutes. Drain water and let beets cool for a few minutes, then peel and slice.
  • Meanwhile, prepare indoor or outdoor grill. Season beef with salt and pepper. Grill for 3-6 minutes on each side, or until desired degree of doneness is achieved. Let rest for 5 minutes and then slice into wide strips.
  • Portion mixed greens onto two plates, and then top each with half of the steak, beets, and goat cheese. Drizzle balsamic vinegar onto each salad and then season with a dash of salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

  • Exchanges
    3 lean meats; 1.5 medium fat substitutes; 2 vegetables

    Side Suggestions: Whole-wheat Baguette

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