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Beef & Grain Salad

Healthy Summer Salad Recipe

4

Serves

30 mins

Prep Time

20 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

This salad ticks all the boxes its nutritious, filling and extremely tasty! We think its ideal for a summer evening meal.

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Ingredients

Beef

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3 x 200g Quality Mark beef sirloin

Grain salad

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1/2 cup quinoa

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1/2 cup couscous, white wheat, cooked in water, not drained, no salt or fat added

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2 cobs sweet corn, kernel, canned, drained

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4 sliced courgette

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1-2 handfuls baby spinach

Dressing

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1 tbsp lemon juice

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1 tbsp dijon mustard

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4 tbsp olive oil

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1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

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1/4 cup shredded fresh mint

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1/4 cup toasted pine nuts

Method

To Make Salad

To Grill Beef

To Serve

1

Place rinsed quinoa in a small heavy-based saucepan with 3/4 cup cold water.

2

Cover and bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer quinoa until the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.

3

Place Israeli couscous into a saucepan of boiling salted water, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, until soft but still retains some bite.

4

Drain and rinse under cold water.

5

Set both aside.

6

Heat barbecue grill until hot.

7

Rub corn cobs with a dash of oil and season.

8

Place on the hot grill and cook for 15 minutes, turning regularly.

9

Set aside to cool a little, then stand cob on one end and using a sharp knife cut down to remove kernels.

10

Brush barbecue grill with a dash of oil and place on zucchini.

11

Cook until just tender.

12

Season and set aside with corn kernels.

13

Dressing: Place all ingredients in a small screw-top jar, season and shake well.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (253g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1417 (338)kJ

Protein

27.7g

Total Fat

19.9g

Saturated Fat

4.7g

Carbs

11.3g

Sugars

2.1g

Sodium

105mg

Iron*

3.9mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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