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Chilli beef salad with coriander

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 4
Salads do not have to be boring. Seasoned beef with a lime and coriander dressing make a delicious speedy salad - perfect for a weekday supper. If you have any leftovers they would be great in a lunchbox for the next day. This meal is <a href=_http_/ calorie</a> and provides 364 kcal, 28.4g protein, 0.4g carbohydrate (of which 0.4g sugars), 11.2g fat (of which 4.6g saturates), 4.3g fibre and 1.1g salt per portion.


  1. Preheat the grill to a hot setting.

  2. Season the beef with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Heat a large frying pan and sear the beef over high heat until it is cooked but still pink. This will take about 2 minutes each side, depending on thickness. Set aside at room temperature.

  3. Grill the tortillas for about 5 minutes, or until they are crispy. Set aside to cool.

  4. Meanwhile, make the dressing by combining all the ingredients in a small bowl.

  5. Thinly slice the beef and arrange it on the spinach leaves. Spoon over the dressing and serve with the warm tortilla wedges.


  • 400g/14oz beef rump steaks
  • 4 wholewheat tortillas, cut into 8 wedges
  • 75g/2¾oz baby spinach leaves, washed
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the lime and coriander dressing

  • 15g/½ oz fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped

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