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Vietnamese Beef Salad Paired With Mt. Beautiful Rosé

September 3, 2019


At our Mt. Beautiful Two Rivers Cafe & Wine Tasting Room in Central Cheviot our Chef, Kate Rapson, ensures that menu selections our regulars have grown to expect are prepared lovingly and consistently with the highest quality ingredients she can source.

That said, Kate has a creative side that she loves exercising through developing recipes. Presenting new and exciting offerings keeps our guests delighted and engaged. 

We recently tasked her with the challenge of developing a series of recipes to pair with Mt. Beautiful’s wines. Kate came up with this mouthwatering recipe for Vietnamese Beef Salad paired with our 2018 Mt. Beauitful Rosé. 

Before you eagerly start your recipe prep, make certain to chill a bottle (or two!) to enjoy with this delicious creation. 

<< download recipe card here >> 

Vietnamese Beef Salad 

Serves 2

Beef Marinade:
10-11 ounces cooked rare beef (Porterhouse or NY)
2T Fish Sauce
2T Light Soy Sauce
3T Brown Sugar
1 Lemon Juiced 

Combine all ingredients, cover beef with marinade and leave for at least 30 mins.

1 cup Brown Sugar
1 cup Cider Vinegar
1 whole red Chili – Sliced
1 cm Piece of Ginger – Sliced
3 limes – Juiced

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer until liquid has reduced by half and become sticky.

1 cup Mung Bean Sprouts
½ Carrot - Julienne
½ Cucumber - Ribbons
½ Red Onion - Sliced
2 Green Onions - Sliced
1 Tomato - Segmented
1 Bunch fresh Cilantro

Toss all salad ingredients together. Top with the beef and drizzle over sticky dressing.

Garnish with extra:
Roasted chopped peanuts
Fresh Cilantro
Fresh Chili
Fresh Lemon Slices 

2018 Mt. Beautiful Rosé: "Subtle strawberry and orange zest flavors are light, fresh and appealing, with spice and orange zest notes lingering. Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris." - MaryAnn Worobiec, Wine Spectator

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