Sesame Beef and Tofu with Edamame Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
This is a protein packed dinner! This Sesame Beef and Tofu salad provide the daily recommended amount of protein while remaining under 500 calories per serving. It doesn’t skip out of flavor either. The marinade and dressing contain ginger, garlic and fish sauce all which have bold and fragrant flavors. Recipe developed by Food Network Kitchen.



  1. Whisk the vegetable oil with the fish sauce, ginger and garlic in a large bowl; transfer 2 tablespoons to a large resealable plastic bag and add the steak. Turn to coat, then set aside to marinate, 10 minutes. Whisk the rice vinegar into the bowl with the remaining marinade; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, microwave the edamame as the label directs. Add the edamame, broccoli slaw and cucumbers to the bowl with the vinegar mixture; toss to coat, then set aside.
  3. Preheat a grill pan over medium heat and brush with vegetable oil. Sprinkle the sesame seeds over the steak and toss to coat, pressing to adhere. Grill the steak and tofu until the steak is just cooked through and the tofu is marked, about 4 minutes per side for each. Top each serving of the vegetable mixture with a piece of tofu, some steak and the herbs.