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Sweet and Tangy Beef Salad

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“This recipe was originally posted by a former Zaar member.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place 3 cups of water in saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Add walnuts, return to boil and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Drain, rinse under warm water and drain again.
  4. Transfer to large bowl, pour sugar over and stir until dissolved.
  5. Deep fry nuts at 350 for about 5 minutes or until golden, remove to a colander, salt and stir every few minutes to keep from sticking.
  6. Spread on paper towel to cool.
  7. Will keep for about 2 weeks in tightly covered container.
  8. Grill beef, rest and cut on bias into thin strips.
  9. Combine canola, sesame oil, chili oil, soy, vinegar, lemon juice, cilantro, zest, ginger and garlic in bowl.
  10. Whisk to blend.
  11. Add beef strips and let stand for 15 minutes.
  12. Just before serving, remove beef from dressing and reserve dressing.
  13. Combine beef, carrot, red pepper, onion, watercress, mint and spinach in large bowl.
  14. Dress to taste.
  15. Serve on plates topped with walnuts.

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