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Beefy Broccoli Asparagus Salad

 Beefy Broccoli Asparagus Salad
This chilled beef salad is a sensational switch from your everyday dinners. Colorful veggies provide the make-ahead main dish with crispness, while soy sauce and sesame oil flavor the homemade dressing. —Betty Rassette of Salina, Kansas
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Broil: 15 min. + chilling


  • 3/4 pound beef top sirloin steak
  • 8 cups water
  • 4 cups cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces)
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Dash pepper


  • Place steak on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 3-4 in.
  • from the heat for 6-10 minutes on each side or until meat reaches
  • desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read
  • 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°); cool completely.
  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus and
  • broccoli; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place
  • vegetables in ice water. Drain and pat dry; refrigerate.
  • For dressing, in a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the soy
  • sauce, vinegar, oil, ginger, sugar and pepper; shake well. Thinly
  • slice beef and place in a bowl; add dressing and toss to coat. Cover
  • and refrigerate for 1 hour. Just before serving, add vegetables and

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Beefy Broccoli Asparagus Salad (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 229 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 670 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.