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       Title: Asian Steak and Asparagus Noodle Salad
  Categories: Salad, Beef, Resort
       Yield: 4 Servings
  
       1 lb Asparagus
       2    Carrots
       2 ts Vegetable oil
     3/4 lb Beef sirloin, strips
       3 cl Garlic, minced
       1 ts Cumin, ground
     1/2 ts Chili paste or hot sauce
       1 tb Lime juice
     1/2 lb Wide rice stick noodles
            Coriander leaves
 
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     1/3 c  Peanut butter
     1/4 c  Soy sauce
       3 tb Lime juice
       1 tb Sesame oil
       2 tb Water
       1 ts Sugar
     1/2 ts Chili paste
       1 cl Garlic
     1/4 c  Fresh chopped Coriander
  
   Cut asparagus diagonally into 1 1/2 inch lenths. Peel and slice carrots
   diagonally.
   
   DRESSING: In salad bowl, whisk peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, water,
   oil, sugar, chili paste and garlic; stir in coriander.
   
   In wok, heat oil over high heat; stir-fry beef, garlic, cumin and chili
   paste for 2-3 minutes or until beef is browned but still pink inside. Add
   lime juice; stir-fry for 15 seconds. Add to dressing and toss to coat.
   
   In large pot of boiling salted water, cook noodles, asparagus and carrots
   for 4 minutes or until noodles are firm and vegetables are tender crisp.
   Drain and cool under running water; drain again and add to bowl. Toss with
   beef mixture until coated. Garnish with coriander
   
   Approx. 540 cal, 33 g pro, 19 g fat, 61 g carb, excellent source of iron,
   high source fiber
   
   Typed by James Lowey
  
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