30 Minute Meal

Southwest Steak Salad

Southwest Steak Salad (The Gingered Whisk)
I realize that it is now September and every other food blogger in the world is now featuring delectable treats with apples and pumpkins and back to school lunches. However, I never ever do what is trending and just do what I want. So I am bringing you one last summer salad. Because its still hot out! 
Southwest Steak Salad (The Gingered Whisk)
In other news, tomorrow my sweet little girl starts her first day of Preschool! I am half so excited for her and half freaking out that she old enough to go!! And baby #2 could make an appearance anyday now! We are all ready to go, just waiting! 🙂 
Southwest Steak Salad (The Gingered Whisk)

Southwest Steak Salad

by The Gingered Whisk
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Keywords: grill low-cal low-fat avocado beef cucumber tomatoes Quick Southwest summer
Ingredients (3 servings)
  • 1 pound skirt steak
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 hearts of romain lettuce, torn
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 english cucumber, peeled and diced small
  • 6 small tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1-2 canned chipotle chiles in adobo, minced
  • 3 TBSP fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Heat a large skillet over medium high.
Cut the steak into 4 pieces and season with salt and pepper.
Cook 2 1/2 minutes per side for medium-rare.
Transfer to a plate and loosely cover with foil – let rest 5 minutes, then slice thin.
In a large bowl, toss together the lettuce, avocado, cucumber, tomatoes, onion, 1 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper.
In a small bowl, combine the chile, lime juice, honey, 1/2 tsp salt, and a pinch of pepper.
Gradually whisk in the oil and any juices that have accumulated from the steak.
Pour over the salad and toss.
Add steak and toss again.
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Recipe via (Martha Stewart)

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    September 4, 2013 at 12:18 PM

    Yummy salad, Jenni, thanks for sharing…

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    September 4, 2013 at 2:12 PM

    It's still getting hot here, too! This is a perfect weeknight dinner!

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    September 4, 2013 at 10:31 PM

    It's still salad season! Tomatoes are finally just coming into season here, so I'm not rushing yet to get to the pumpkins and apples.

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