Cutting down on salt
doesn't mean you have
to cut out flavour.

The best way to cut down on your salt intake is to cook fresh! You’ll find below some easy recipes that are full of flavour and low in salt. They are also recipes that will store well and can be easily prepared at the beginning of the week, so you don’t have to reach for processed foods during the busy working week. Most of them are super simple so get the kids involved and cook up a storm!

Chargrilled beef with avocado and corn salsa

  • Sodium

    37mg

  • Energy

    1506kJ

  • Fat

    20g

  • Sat Fat

    5g

  • Sugar

    5g

Ingredients

  • 1 red capsicum, seeded and cut into 2-3cm pieces
  • 1 large corn cob, husk intact
  • 1/2 medium avocado, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 tb fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • olive oil spray
  • pepper
  • 2 x 110g lean beef, fat trimmed
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Method

Recipe from livelighter.com.au. © State of Western Australia 2012, reproduced with permission

 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C (180 fan forced)
  2. place capsicum on a non-stick baking tray and roast for 10-15 minutes or until tender
  3. Microwave the corn cob in its husk on HIGH (100%) for 3 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly. Remove the husk and silk. Cut kernels from the cob into a medium sized bowl. Discard cob
  4. For the salsa – add capsicum, avocado, coriander and lime juice to the corn
  5. Preheat the BBQ or grill over medium heat. Spray the steaks with oil and season with pepper. Cook steaks to your liking. Rest for 2 minutes. Slice steak into strips.
  6. Divide the salsa between plates and top with the steak slices. Serve with lime wedges.

 

Serves 2