Friday, March 25, 2011

Grass-Fed Beef and Arugula Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing

Quick and easy salad with roasted sweet potato, caramelized onions, cherry tomatoes, grass-fed beef, over a bed of arugula with goat cheese crumbles and a homemade lemon dill dressing.  Prepare the caramelized onions, roasted sweet potatoes and beef in advance for a healthy 5 minute meal!  Enjoy!

1/3 c. roasted sweet potatoes, cubed
1 tbl. caramelized onions
1/3 c. cherry tomatoes, sliced in halves
4 oz. seared grass-fed beef, sliced and chillled
3/4 c. baby arugula
1/2 oz. tomato-basil goat cheese, crumbled
Lemon Dill Dressing (recipe below)

Preparation Instructions:
1.  Spread greens out on dinner plate.  Top with remaining ingredients and serve immediately.

Lemon Dill Dressing

2 c. extra-virgin olive oil
1 tbl. lemon juice
1/2 tbl. dijon mustard
1/2 tbl. mayo
1/2 tsp. dill, dried
salt and pepper to taste

Preparation Instructions:
1.  Mix ingredients together in a small bowl and whisk with a fork until blended well.  Pour over salad and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts: Yields: 1 Serving
Calories 665
Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar 9g
Total Fat 49g
Saturated Fat 12g
Monounsaturated 30g
Cholesterol 92mg
Protein 36g
Sodium 358mg
Potassium 990mg

Great sources of Vitamin A, B12, B6, Zinc, and Thiamin!

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