12 ounces cooked (leftover) beef Steak or Roast, thinly sliced
4 cups thinly sliced Brussels sprouts (about 10 ounces)
1 medium tart red or green apple or pear, thinly sliced
1 cup thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup dried sweetened cranberries
1/2 cup reduced-fat champagne vinaigrette or honey mustard dressing
1/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola, goat or feta cheese
1/4 cup toasted chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
Combine beef Steak, Brussels sprouts, apple, celery and cranberries in large bowl.
Add dressing; toss to coat.
Sprinkle with cheese and nuts, if desired.
Spring Variation: Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting 1-1/2 cups sliced strawberries for apple, thinly sliced jicama strips for celery, chopped dates for cranberries, poppy seed dressing for champagne vinaigrette and sliced almonds for walnuts (optional).
Summer Variation: Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting 1-1/2 cups chopped fresh pineapple for apple, red bell pepper strips for celery, dried blueberries for cranberries, poppy seed dressing or red wine vinaigrette for champagne vinaigrette and chopped macadamia nuts for walnuts (optional).
Autumn Variation: Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting 1-1/2 cups red grape halves for apple, shredded carrot for celery, raisins for cranberries, red wine vinaigrette or coleslaw dressing for champagne vinaigrette and shelled pumpkin seeds for walnuts (optional).
Nutrition information per serving, Winter Variation: 357 calories; 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 80 mg cholesterol; 690 mg sodium; 30 g carbohydrate; 5.0 g fiber; 32 g protein; 11.7 mg niacin; 0.8 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 3.0 mg iron; 32.0 mcg selenium; 5.3 mg zinc; 118.8 mg choline.