Ginger Grilled Beef with Sweet Potato Salad


When I am looking for a handful of ingredients put together in a simple, creative and flavorful way, I always turn to Donna Hay. She never, ever disappoints me. This salad has wonderful flavor and healthy ingredients! You know when you are trying to eat healthy, you need to go for the colors: greens, purples, blues, reds, yellows and oranges. Well, this salad has the green and the orange covered for you! It comes from Flavors by Donna Hay. If you have never seen this book, I urge you to check it out. You really can judge a book by it’s cover, just look at how gorgeous and simple the cover of this book is, just like the recipes inside.

Ginger-Grilled Beef with Sweet Potato Salad
(adapted slightly)
Serves 4

steak and marinade
1 flank steak (1 1/4 lb to 1 1/2 lb)
2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
2 tablespoons olive oil

6 1/2 oz baby spinach

sweet potato salad
1 1/2 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
2 tablespoons olive oil
kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper
1/3 cup sweet chili sauce
2 teaspoons grated ginger
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil

Place steak in a shallow dish or Ziploc bag. Combine marinade ingredients and poor over steak. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350. Place sweet potatoes in baking dish, toss with the oil, salt and pepper. Bake for 30 minutes.

Grill the marinated steaks for 3-4 minutes per side for rare/medium rare. Let rest on cutting board for 5-10 minutes, before thinly slicing against the grain.

To serve, place the spinach leaves on a plate. Top with the sweet potatoes. Combine the sweet chili sauce, 2 teaspoons grated ginger, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Lay steak slices on top.

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