Steak Salad Recipe

Medically reviewed in July 2021

Itching for a refreshing salad but also craving some juicy steak? You can have the best of both worlds with this easy-to-make steak salad that’s both healthy and delicious. 

Ingredients:  

Salad:

  • 1 loaf Italian bread, cut into 12 slices
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 pound skirt or flank steak
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1-lb. bag romaine hearts, torn
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt  

Preparation:

  1. Preheat broiler to high; place a rack 5 inches from heat. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place bread slices on baking sheet and toast, turning once, until golden, 2 to 4 minutes. Rub one side of each slice with 1 clove garlic.
  2. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper, place on baking sheet and broil, turning once, 7 to 10 minutes for medium-rare. Tent with foil and let rest 5 minutes.
  3. Put lettuce and tomatoes in a large bowl. Make dressing: Whisk together all ingredients. Pour on salad; toss to coat.
  4. Arrange salad on 6 plates. Thinly slice steak and place on top of salad. Serve with toasted bread.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Calories 306; fat 15g; saturated fat 6g; cholesterol 52mg; sodium 652mg; carbohydrate 18g; fiber 2g; protein 23g

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