Marinated Ginger Steaks with Arugula and Cucumber Salad

Total Time 2 hours
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 medium beef steaks of choice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1 large cucumber diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 avocado very ripe, mashed
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 clove garlic


  • Place steaks in a large resealable bag. In a medium bowl, whisk together the next 5 ingredients (olive oil through salt and pepper). Pour marinade over steaks and seal bag.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Heat grill to medium heat. Place steaks on the grill and cook for 5 minutes on each side, until steak reaches desired level of doneness. Allow steaks to cool, then slice.
  • In a medium bowl, toss the steak with the lettuce, cucumber and carrot.
  • In a blender, blend the remaining 5 ingredients (avocado through garlic) with salt and pepper until smooth. Pour dressing over salad, toss and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans.
NUTRITION: 379 Calories; 29g Fat (66.0% calories from fat); 19g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 68mg Cholesterol; 80mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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