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Southwest Steak Salad Recipe

Southwest Steak Salad Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 252 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 274 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Reviews for Southwest Steak Salad

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Reviewed Oct. 27, 2012

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

Reviewed Oct. 27, 2012

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

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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