2 sisters 2 cities

February 15, 2010

Linguine and Grilled Beef Salad

Filed under: K's Recipes — Tags: — 2sisters2cities @ 5:48 pm

Saturday night, I made a dish that was one of my favorite things my mom made when I was growing up. It is called Linguine and Grilled Beef Salad and it has a great spicy taste. If you can’t handle too much spice, don’t put as much ground hot red pepper in it. The dish is served on a bed of iceberg lettuce, which cools its down a bit. Get ready for some deliciousness!

Linguine and Grilled Beef Salad

Makes 6 servings

Prep: 3 minutes Chill: 1 to 2 hours

¼ cup of rice vinegar

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

½ teaspoon dried oregano

1.2 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

¼ teaspoon ground hot red pepper

8 ounces linguine, broken in half

8 ounces trimmed grilled steak or cooked roast beef, thinly sliced and cut into strips

2 tomatoes cut into ½ inch dice

1 sweet white onion, peeled, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise and separated into half rings

1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/3 cup chopped fresh basil

2 cups shredded romaine or iceberg lettuce

Fresh parsley and cilantro sprigs, for garnish (optional)

1.) Wish together vinegar, mayonnaise and olive oil in a large bowl. Whisk in oregano, cumin, salt, black pepper, and hot red pepper until well blended.

2.) Cook linguine according to package directions until al dente, firm but tender. Drain; rinse under cold water and drain well.

3.) Add pasta to dressing in bowl. Toss beef, tomato, onion, parsley, and basil. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours. Serve on lettuce. Garnish with fresh parsley and cilantro sprigs if you wish.

Nutrient Value per Serving:

266 calories, 15 g protein, 12 g fat, 25 g carbohydrates, 422 mg sodium, 72 mg cholesterol.



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