Friday, October 18, 2019

Grilled Beef Salad with Kiwano Dressing #FreakyFruitsFriday

Disclosure:  I received product from Melissa's Produce who is sponsoring this event for use in the recipes I am sharing.  I received no monetary compensation. All writings, opinions and content of this blog are strictly my own.

This easy main course salad contains Kiwano Slices as well as being topped with a dressing made using Kiwano Melon and Blood Oranges.  It makes for a wonderful change from your everyday salad without any more work.


This is the final Freaky Fruits Friday post for this year..........


I hope you have enjoyed this 3 week adventure brought to you by Melissa's Produce and hosted by Cam of Culinary Adventures with Camilla.  I know that I have certainly enjoyed creating and sharing the recipes with you.


There is no way that I could share all of the wonderful produce provided by Melissa's Produce in just three posts.  I shared some of them in other events, groups and recipes that I created.  This Blood Orange Salad with Blue Cheese and Pecans was amazing as were these Shrimp Tacos with Apple Pomegranate Salsa.

I even have some recipes that I made and haven't had time to share yet!


Like this Dragon Fruit Smoothie


And this Sauteed Chayote Squash with Onions and Bacon.

Those recipes will be coming up on the blog very soon but let's get back to today's post and take a look at what the others are sharing for this Final Freaky Fruits Friday.......


Kiwano is also called Horned Melon and you should be able to find it at your international marketplace. It reminds me of cucumber in taste and I believe it is a member of the cucumber family.  The seeds, like cucumber seeds, are edible but some people prefer to remove them and only eat the peeled flesh.



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Entrees, Main Course Salad, Salad,
American
Yield: 4 servings
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Grilled Beef Salad with Kiwano Dressing

Grilled Beef Salad with Kiwano Dressing

This easy main course salad contains Kiwano Slices as well as being topped with a dressing made using Kiwano Melon and Blood Oranges. It makes for a wonderful change from your everyday salad without any more work.
prep time: 20 Mcook time: 20 Mtotal time: 40 M

ingredients:

  • 2 Kiwano Melons
  • 1 lb.  Beef Tenderloin Steaks
  • 4 c. Mixed Salad Greens
  • 1 cucumber,  julienne cut
  • juice of 1 blood orange
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • dash of cumin
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

instructions:

How to cook Grilled Beef Salad with Kiwano Dressing

  1. Season the steaks with salt and pepper and grill or broil to desired temperature.  Remove from heat and set aside to rest.
  2. Cut one of the Kiwano melons in half,  slice into half moons and remove the peel.
  3. Cut the other Kiwano in half and scoop the insides into a heavy duty blender along with the juice, olive oil, scallion, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper.  Puree until smooth.  Remove to a bowl and set aside.
  4. Divide the greens onto 4 plates.  Sprinkle with the sliced melon and julienne cut cucumbers.  Slice the beef tenderloin and divide between salads.  Drizzle with some of the dressing and pass the rest for people to add as desired.

NOTES:

Adapted from a recipe found on Food Network.
Calories
540.05
Fat (grams)
32.10
Sat. Fat (grams)
11.63
Carbs (grams)
33.06
Fiber (grams)
6.44
Net carbs
26.62
Sugar (grams)
22.93
Protein (grams)
31.99
Sodium (milligrams)
274.61
Cholesterol (grams)
96.39
Created using The Recipes Generator






6 comments:

  1. I haven't been inspired to use those kiwanos. Now I am! Thanks for sharing, Wendy, and for joining me in this adventure.

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  2. What a delicious and unique looking salad! I love the dressing!

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  3. I love this group - so cool to see how you all have used these beautiful and interesting produce!

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    1. So much fun Rebekah. If we are lucky enough to do this again next year, you should join us.

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