Beef is an iron-rich protein source; it also supplies many of the B vitamins as well as zinc. Served in small quantities, with vegetables and grains, lean beef makes a healthy and flavoursome meal.
Many older people suffer from an insufficient intake of dietary protein, leading to a loss of muscle strength and impairment of immune function. Including even small amounts of beef in their meals would give these people a big protein bonus.
• Thirty grams of lean beef supplies more protein than two egg whites.
Something else. I made my own dressing from mustard, balsamic vinegar and a little olive oil, which gave great flavours to complement the beef. - 17 May 2009