Beef, Barley and Corn Salad Beef, Barley and Corn Salad

Beef, Barley and Corn Salad 150 Image by: Beef, Barley and Corn Salad 150 Author: Canadian Living

This salad is crunchy, chewy, sweet and savoury. Fresh corn kernels make all the difference in this hearty beef salad.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2008

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 lb beef strip loin grilling steak , 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick
Salad:
  • 2 cups cooked barley (1/2 cup dry)
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked corn kernels (about 5 cobs)
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup each chopped fresh coriander and red onion
  • 3 tablespoons each extra-virgin olive oil and lime juice
  • 3/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups shredded red leaf lettuce

Method

In small bowl, stir together oil, chili powder, salt, pepper and garlic; brush over steak and let stand for 15 minutes.

Place steak on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until medium-rare, about 8 minutes. Transfer to cutting board and tent with foil; let stand for 5 minutes before thinly slicing across the grain.

Salad: Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine barley, corn, tomatoes, coriander, onion, oil, lime juice, cumin and salt ; toss to combine.

Divide lettuce among plates; top with salad. Arrange steak over top.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 509 mg
  • Protein 31 g
  • Calories 505.0
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Cholesterol 56 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 44 g

%RDI

  • Iron 34.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 33.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 20.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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