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Recipe: steak & sugar snap pea and pasta salad

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steak & sugar snap pea and pasta salad

Fresh and colorful, this steak & sugar snap pea pasta salad is a proven winner!

Recipe as seen in The Healthy Beef Cookbook, published by John Wiley & Sons


  • 12 ounces grilled beef steak, cut into slices
  • 1 cup cooked gemelli or corkskrew pasta
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas
  • 1 cup grape or teardrop tomatoes, cut in halves
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. During last 2 minutes of cooking time, add sugar snap peas; drain.
  2. Whisk Dressing ingredients in small bowl until well blended; set aside.
  3. Combine pasta mixture, tomatoes and beef steak slices in large bowl. Drizzle pasta mixture with dressing; toss to coat evenly. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.

Nutrition information per serving: 369 calories; 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 5 mg cholesterol; 216 mg sodium; 31 g carbohydrate; 4.2 g fiber; 32 g protein; 1 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 1.4 mcg vitamin B12; 4.4 mg iron; 46.5 mcg selenium; 5.3 mg zinc.