Beef, Mango & Barley Salad

Number of Servings: 6 (326 G)
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 1 hour
Beef, Mango and Barley Salad

Tender beef roast, seasoned to perfection, is tossed with sweet roasted red peppers and balanced with the winning tang of lime juice and cilantro. Juicy ripe mango and chewy barley finish the dish. Served hot or cold, this is a dish you can enjoy in any season.

Ingredients

  • 1½ tsp. paprika, divided
  • 1½ lbs. beef tri-tip roast
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 cup quick barley
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ⅓ cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 mangos, chopped
  • ⅓ cup chopped green onions
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 Boston lettuce leaves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF. Move racks to middle and bottom.
  2. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon paprika evenly over roast. Place roast on rack within a shallow roasting pan. Roast to minimum internal temperature of 145ºF (30-40 minutes).
  3. Place bell peppers on a baking sheet and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Place in oven under meat until tender (30 minutes).
  4. While meat is cooking, cook barley according to package directions.
  5. When roast is done, transfer roast to carving board and tent with foil. Let rest 15 minutes. Let peppers cool while meat rests.
  6. Cut beef into bite-sized pieces and season with salt and pepper. Whisk together lime juice, oil, and remaining ½ teaspoon paprika. Toss beef, barley, peppers, mangos, onions, and cilantro in large bowl with dressing. Divide equally over six leaves to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 326G

Amount per serving
Calories 415
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.5g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.5g
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 265mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 8.5g 30%
Total Sugars 17g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 22g
Protein 29g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 57.1mg 4%
Iron 4.8mg 25%
Potassium 850mg 20%
Vitamin A 152.1mcg 15%
Vitamin C 103.5mcg 120%
Vitamin E 2.4mg 15%
Vitamin K 42.9mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.2mg 20%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 20%
Niacin 15.5mg 100%
Vitamin B6 1mg 60%
Folate 99.8mcg 25%
Vitamin B12 1.2mcg 50%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 12.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 10%
Phosphorus 329.6mg 25%
Iodine 0.7mcg 0%
Magnesium 78.5mg 20%
Zinc 4.5mg 40%
Selenium 25mcg 45%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 0.7mg 30%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.3mcg 6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Beef, Mango, Red Bell Pepper, Pearled Barley, Lime Juice, Onion, Lettuce, Cilantro, Olive Oil, Paprika, Salt, Black Pepper.

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