Thai Beef Salad with Cucumber Dressing

Thai Beef Salad with Cucumber Dressing

Thai Beef Salad with Cucumber Dressing


Makes 4 servings


Cucumber Dressing
1 pound extra-lean (90% lean) ground beef
1/2 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
6 mushrooms, quartered
2 green onions, diagonally cut into 1-inch pieces
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
1 teaspoon soy sauce
Salt and black pepper
Lettuce leaves
3 ounces ramen noodles, cooked*
12 cherry tomatoes, halved (optional)
Mint sprigs (optional)

*Cool cooked ramen noodles in bowl of iced water; drain well just before serving.


  1. Prepare Cucumber Dressing; set aside. Brown beef in medium skillet. Drain. Add red bell pepper, mushrooms, green onions and garlic; cook until tender. Stir in vinegar and soy sauce; season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  2. Arrange lettuce on four plates. Top with noodles and beef mixture. Garnish with tomatoes and mint. Serve with dressing.

Nutritional Information

Calories 296
Calories from Fat 48 %
Total Fat 16 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 77 mg
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 25 g
Sodium 310 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Vegetable 2
Meat 3
Fat 1

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