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Recipe: lemon grass beef with avocado

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lemon grass beef with avocado

Looking for a new meal to mix up your lunch routine? Enjoy the flavors of lemongrass, Korean chili sauce, avocado and peppers for a unique and tasty salad.


  • 1/2 cup low-fat sesame-ginger salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons refrigerated fresh lemon grass paste
  • 2 tablespoons bottled Korean sweet sesame red chili sauce
  • 1 flank beef steak (about 1 pound)
  • 3 teaspoons garlic-flavored oilive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups sweet mini peppers (orange, yellow, red) cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 fresh California Avocados, peeled and cut into 1/2-ich cubes
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped Italian parsley


  1. Combine dressing, lemon grass paste and red chili sauce in small bowl.
  2. Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/4-inch thick strips. Place beef and 1/2 cup dressing mixture in medium bowl; mix well.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add half of beef; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. Remove from skillet. Repeat with 1 teaspoon oil and remaining beef. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  4. Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in same skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add peppers; stir-fry 2 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
  5. Combine cooked beef, peppers, avocados, parsley and remaining dressing mixture in large bowl; mix lightly but thoroughly.

Nutrition information per serving: 464 Calories; 31g Total Fat; 6g Saturated Fat; 15g Monounsaturated Fat; 66mg Cholesterol; 433mg Sodium; 20g Total carbohydrate; 27g Protein; 3.2mg Iron; 9.3mg Niacin; 0.9mg Vitamin B6; 109.7mg Choline; 1.4mcg Vitamin B12; 5.3mg Zinc; 27.6mcg Selenium; 9g Fiber.

Asian |  Korean