Cook-less Thai Beef Salad

 

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

2 limes

3 tbsp low sodium fish sauce

1 tbsp sugar

1 bag (10 oz) romaine salad mix

1 seedless cucumber (sliced in half lengthwise and sliced crosswise)

8 oz deli-sliced rare roast beef, (sliced into 1/2 inch thick strips, crosswise into)

1 cup packed fresh cilantro (or mint leaves)

1/2 medium red onion (thinly sliced)

Method:

1. Grate lime peelings to fill one tsp and squeeze out 3 tbsp of lime juice.

2. Prepare dressing in a small bowl. Incorporate the lime peel and juice with fish sauce, and stir in sugar until it dissolves.

3. In large bowl, combine romaine salad mix, sliced cucumber, roast beef, cilantro or mint, and onion.

4. Add dressing to bowl and toss to combine. Divide salad among 4 dinner plates.

Nutrition per serving:

calories 105, total fat 2g, saturated fat 1g, cholesterol 26mg, sodium 485 mg, total carbohydrate 9g, dietary fiber 2g, protein 13g.