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Bagel Beef Sandwiches – Low Calories Recipe

Prep: 15 minutes

Stand: 15 minutes

Broil: 12 minutes

Makes: 4 Sandwiches


  • Quarter cup sliced dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
  • Two teaspoons olive oil
  • One small red onion, sliced
  • Twelve ounces boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut about 3⁄4 inch thick
  • Quarter teaspoon garlic salt
  • Quarter teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Half cup chopped onion (1 medium)
  • Two tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • One tablespoon yellow mustard
  • Four small whole wheat bagels, split and toasted (8 ounces total)
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Energy value

  • calories 323 kcal
  • protein 27g
  • fat 10g
  • carbohydrates 36g
  • cholesterol 38mg
  • sodium 524mg
  • dietary fibre 6g


  1. Preheat broiler. Place dried tomatoes in a 2-cup microwave-safe glass measuring cup or small bowl; add enough water to cover.
  2. Microwave, uncovered, on 100 percent (high) for 1 minute. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, brush oil on red onion slices. Trim fat from meat. Sprinkle meat with garlic salt and pepper. Arrange meat and onion slices on the unheated rack of a broiler pan.
  4. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 12 to 16 minutes for medium rare (145°F) or desired doneness, turning once halfway through broiling.
  5. Transfer meat to a cutting board. Thinly slice meat across the grain into bite-size strips.
  6. For sauce, drain and finely chop tomatoes. In a small bowl combine tomatoes, Half cup chopped onion, mayonnaise, and mustard.
  7. To serve, top bagel bottoms with salad greens. Top with meat, onion slices, sauce, and bagel tops.