Southwestern Beef Salad
High Fiber Recipe
Southwestern Beef Salad uses lean ground beef with kidney beans, chickpeas, diced tomato, lettuce and Cheddar cheese.
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup onions, chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 cup canned red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 pound canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 medium tomato, diced
2 cups lettuce
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese
Cook ground beef and onion in a skillet over medium-high heat until beef is no longer pink, about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain. Stir in chili powder, oregano, and cumin. Cook for 1 minute.
Mix in beans, chickpeas, and tomato. Portion lettuce onto servings plates.
Top with grated cheese. Then top with beef mixture.
Recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size: Approximately 1-cup
Calories: 432; Fat: 17.9g; Cholesterol: 56mg; Protein: 35.7g; Carbohydrates: 32.5g; Fiber: 10.3g; Sugars: 3.9g; Sodium: 311mg
37 percent calories from fat
Dietary Exchanges: Vegetable: 1.0, Bread: 1.6, Lean meat: 3.8, Fat: 1.3, Very lean meat protein: 0.6
High Fiber Tip
Insoluble fiber is found in wheat, rye, bran, and other grains.