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Friday, October 2, 2009

*Mediterranean Beef Salad W/ Lemon Vinaigrette* (Diabetic)

Hello everyone! Today's diabetic recipe is Mediterranean Beef Salad W/ Lemon Vinaigrette. I never use to like salads until these last few monthes. I really like them now. Well I hope you enjoy!

*Mediterranean Beef Salad W/ Lemon Vinaigrette*

Servings: 4

1 Lb. Boneless Beef Top Sirloin Steack, Cut 1" Thick
¼ Tsp. Salt
1/8 Tsp. Black Pepper
4 Cups Romain Lettuce Leaves
½ Cucumber, Peeled, Halved And Chopped
2 Tbls. Parsley, Chopped
2 Roasted Red Peppers, Chopped
½ Sm. Red Onion, Thinly Sliced And Separated Into Rings
1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
1 Cup Feta Cheese, Crumbled

Lemon Vinaigrette:
¼ Cup Olive Oil
½ Tsp. Lemon Zest
3 Tbls. Lemon Juice
1 Tsp. Oregano, Dried, Crushed Or 1 Tbls. Fresh Snipped
2 Cloves Garlic, Minced

Trim the fat from steak. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper. Place steak on unheated rack of a broiler pan. broil 3-4 inches from the heat until desired doneness, turning once halfway through broiling time. 20-22 minutes for medium doneness (145°)F.Thinly slice steak.
In a large bowl combine the lettuce, cucumber, parsley, red pepper, onion, tomatoes, meat, and feta cheese. Set aside.

Lemon Vinaigrette:
In a large screw top jar combine olive oil, zest, lemon juice, oragono, and garlic. Cover and shake well. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Pour over salad and toss well. Serve and enjoy!

Per Serving: 412 Cal (58% from Fat, 31% from Protein, 11% from Carb); 32 g Protein; 27 g Tot Fat; 9 g Sat Fat; 14 g Mono Fat; 2 g Poly Fat; 12 g Carb; 2 g Fiber; 4 g Sugar; 255 mg Calcium; 3 mg Iron; 712 mg Sodium; 81 mg Cholesterol.

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