Southwest Steak Salad Recipe
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Southwest Steak Salad Recipe

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With its tangy combination of lemon juice and balsamic vinegar dressing, this hearty dish perks up your mouth and fills you up. Caroline Shively - Alexandria, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 each small green, sweet red and yellow peppers, chopped
  • 1 cooked Southwest Flank Steak, thinly sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 252 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 274mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein .


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the first five ingredients; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the salad greens, onion and peppers. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Divide among four plates. Heat steak if desired; place over salads. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Southwest Steak Salad in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p55

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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stephanie43075 210661
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2012

"I use the steak to make fajitas. Beyond delicious!"

stephanie43075 183421
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2012

"I use the steak to make fajitas too. It's beyond delicious!"

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