Sunday, July 26, 2009

Fajita Beef Salad

This is another yummy grilled salad idea. You need to try this one ,it is so easy .
1/2 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
1/3 cup lime juice
3 tablespoons water
4 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic minced
12 ounces beef flank steak
2 tablespoons powdered fruit pectin
2 tablespoons honey
6 cups torn mixed salad greens
2 small red or yellow tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 small avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and chopped
1.In a screw top jar combine the lime peel, lime juice,3 tablespoons water and olive oil. Cover and shake well. Pour half of the lime juice mixture into a small bow:stir in onion and garlic. Reserve remaining lime juice mixture.
2. Score the beef,in a diamond pattern. Repeat on other side. Place beef in a plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Pour the lime juice mixture over the beef. Close bag and marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
3. For dressing in a small bowl gradually stir 3 tablespoons water into fruit pectin:stir in reserved lime juice mixture and honey. Cover and chill .
4. Drain beef,discard marinade. Grill beef on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals to desired doneness.
5. To serve, thinly slice beef across the grain. Arrange greens, tomatoes,and it desired the avocado . Top with beef. Drizzle each serving with remaining dressing.

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