Beef Steak & Lentil Salad

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It’s easy to transform a simple parent meal into a nutritious meal for baby.

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Beef Steak & Lentil Salad


Description

It’s easy to transform a simple parent meal into a nutritious meal for baby.


Ingredients

Scale

1 tsp EACH Italian seasoning, and black pepper

1/8 tsp garlic powder

1 lb (500 g) Beef Grilling Steak (e.g. Strip Loin or Top Sirloin), 1 inch thick

SALAD

½ cup minced red onion

¼ cup EACH olive oil and chopped fresh basil

2 cloves garlic, minced fresh or roasted mashed

2 tbsp red wine vinegar

½ tsp EACH salt and dried oregano

2 cups assorted grilled vegetables (e.g. zucchini, sweet red pepper, asparagus, etc.), cut into chunks

2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped

1 can (540 mL) lentils, drained and rinsed well

1 jar (170 mL) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped


Instructions

1. Combine pepper, Italian seasoning and garlic powder in small bowl. Rub mixture over steak; let stand for 15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, whisk together oil, red onion, garlic, vinegar, basil, salt and oregano in large salad bowl. Add grilled vegetables, tomatoes, lentils and artichoke hearts. Gently toss together and season with salt and pepper to taste.

3. Grill steak over medium-high heat for 4 to 7 minutes per side for medium, testing doneness by inserting a digital instant read thermometer sideways into steak. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut steak into thin slices; serve with lentil mixture.


Baby/Toddler Fast Adapt

Basic Guidelines:

• Prepare foods without adding salt

• Cook beef to 160ºF (71ºC)

• Exclude dairy ingredients until baby is 9 months of age

• Before serving, heat up all baby food until hot, then cool to lukewarm


Infant Mix: Combine cooked steak with lentils and cooked veggies in a blender or food processor. If needed, add breastmilk or formula for easier blending and process until smooth.

Baby Chunky Mash: Combine cooked steak with lentils and cooked veggies in a blender or food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Add water, formula or breastmilk to thin, as needed.

Toddler Finger Foods: Cut cooked steak into bite sized pieces and serve with the salad.

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