Greek-Style Beef & Pasta Salad
Mint and lemon give this dish a decidedly Greek flavor. If you like, add some fresh dill too. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
  • 8 ounces ziti
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 3/4 pound well-trimmed beef sirloin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano

1. In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon zest, lemon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir in green pepper, tomato, and mint. Add warm pasta, tossing to combine.

3. Preheat broiler. Rub beef with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and oregano. Broil 4 inches from heat for 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into bite-size pieces. Add to bowl with pasta and toss to combine.

Nutritional Information
Per serving: 380 calories, 8.6g total fat, 2.1g saturated fat, 2.6g monounsaturated fat, 2.2g polyunsaturated fat, 4g dietary fiber, 29g protein, 47g carbohydrate, 61mg cholesterol, 417mg sodium.
Good source of: niacin, selenium, thiamin, vitamin B12, vitamin C, zinc.

Date Published: 09/19/2005 > Printer-friendly Version

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