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Beef Blue Cheese Salad


Beef & Blue Cheese Salad

Beef & Blue Cheese Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 package (10 ounces) mixed green lettuce leaves
4 ounces sliced rare deli roast beef, cut into thin strips
1 large tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped or 8 large cherry tomatoes, halved
2 ounces (1/2 cup) crumbed blue or Gorgonzola cheese
1 cup croutons
1/2 cup prepared Caesar or Italian salad dressing

Preparation

  1. In large bowl, combine lettuce, roast beef, tomato, cheese and croutons.
  2. Drizzle with dressing; toss well. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

Gorgonzola is one of Italy's great cheeses. It has an ivory-colored interior that is streaked with bluish-green veins. Gorgonzola is made from cow's milk and has a creamy savory flavor. It can be found cut into wedges and wrapped in foil in most supermarkets.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with warm crusty French bread.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 1 cup
Sodium 872 mg
Protein 11 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Saturated Fat 5 g
Total Fat 23 g
Calories from Fat 70 %
Calories 288

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1.5
Vegetable 2
Fat 3.5

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