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Grilled Steak Salad with Tomatoes & Avocado Recipe
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Grilled Steak Salad with Tomatoes & Avocado Recipe

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My family loves a good steak dinner, but with busy schedules, I'm often thinking about ways to put new and simple twists on things. This salad is flavored with the freshness of lemon and cilantro and is one of my husband's favorite weeknight dishes. —Lyndsay Wells, Ladysmith, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1-1/4 inches thick and 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons Creole seasoning
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed (1/2 inch)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 169 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 355 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. Rub both sides of steak with oil; sprinkle with Creole seasoning. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 5-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, beans, green onions, cilantro, lemon peel, lemon juice and salt; gently stir in avocado. Cut steak into slices; serve with bean mixture. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: The following spices may be substituted for 3 teaspoons Creole seasoning: 3/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and 1/8 teaspoon each dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.
Originally published as Grilled Steak Salad with Tomatoes & Avocado in Taste of Home June/July 2014

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 169 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 355 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Reviews for Grilled Steak Salad with Tomatoes & Avocado

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Reviewed Aug. 12, 2014

Quick yummy week night dinner! We loved it!

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2014

Quick and yummy. Served with crusty bread. My husband requested I make it again soon. Might be good with red pepper and some lime juice. Serves 4-5 for sure.

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2014

Just had it for dinner tonight. It's a keeper. I did add a little olive oil to the salad and a yellow pepper.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2014

Simple and delicious! The steak is perfectly seasoned and the salad is a light, fresh complement. I agree that 12 servings would be a stretch. I made this for my family of 4, and I think there is one serving leftover. My preschool children enjoyed the meat and the salad as well.

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2014

This recipe was good. I thoroughly enjoyed the bean salad. One thing I noticed is it says this recipe serves 12. I'm not sure how a 1.5 pound steak feeds 12. That needs adjusted to 4-5 servings. Otherwise, great meal.

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