Beef & Grilled Okra Sesame Salad
Serves: 2 or 4 as a side
  • 300gm - 400gm beef steak (I used tenderloin, organic grass fed if possible)
  • butter, ghee, olive oil or fat of choice to cook steak
  • 12 okra, washed
  • 100gm mixed leaf lettuce
  • handful of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tbsp white sesame seeds toasted (toast on low medium heat in a pan until golden brown) (buy from iherb or amazon)
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds (buy from iherb or amazon)
  • salt (buy on iherb or amazon) and pepper (buy from iherb or amazon) to season beef
  • For the dressing:
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp ACV (kombucha vinegar or white vinegar also works) (buy from amazon)
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos (or wheat free soy sauce) (buy from iherb or amazon)
  • 2 tsp coconut sugar (buy from iherb or amazon)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil (buy from iherb or amazon)
  1. turn the grill (top element) to 200°c degrees (392° f)
  2. line a baking sheet with baking paper (or turn on the bbq)
  3. season the steak with ½ tsp salt and pepper, rub in well and set aside
  4. wash and lay the okra on the baking sheet in a single layer, grill for 12 mins or until slightly brown
  5. set aside to cool slightly
  6. place a pan on medium high heat with fat of choice (I used butter and some olive oil)
  7. cook the steak to your liking, remove from pan and set aside to rest
  8. while everything is cooking, wash and spin dry the lettuce and place in a large serving plate
  9. wash and slice the cucumbers, add to serving plate
  10. wash and halve the cherry tomatoes, add to serving plate
  11. cube the half avocado, add to serving plate
  12. add the cooked okra
  13. place the toasted white sesame seeds and black sesame seeds in a plate
  14. coat the cooked steak in the sesame seeds, then thinly slice and place over the salad
  15. sprinkle over any remaining sesame seeds
  16. mix all the salad dressing ingredients in a jar and shake to combine
  17. pour over the salad and serve
  18. enjoy! xx
Recipe by Enlightened Foodie at