Marinated beef salad with prosciutto & asparagus

Recipe: Marinated beef salad with prosciutto & asparagus


  • 500g Heart Smart beef rump steaks
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) white wine
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • Sea salt & freshly ground pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, cut into 3
  • 6 slices prosciutto
  • 2 tbs fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs extra lite sour cream
  • 1 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp drained capers, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Hungarian or regular paprika
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, stone removed, peeled, sliced
  • 100g baby spinach leaves


  1. Place the steaks in a ceramic dish. Combine the garlic, wine and mustard. Season. Pour over the steaks. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.
  2. Heat a chargrill pan on a medium-high heat. Spray the asparagus with oil. Cook for 4-5 minutes. Set aside. Lightly spray the prosciutto slices and cook for 1-2 minutes each side.
  3. Drain and break into pieces. Drain the beef. Chargrill for 2-3 minutes each side for medium. Cover with foil and set aside to rest. Slice into 1cm thick slices.
  4. Combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, capers and paprika and whisk until smooth. Divide the avocado, spinach and asparagus among serving plates. Top with the beef and prosciutto.
  5. Serve drizzled with the dressing.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: snack

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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