Summer Steak Salad

A refreshing hearty steak salad is the perfect healthy dinner option for a warm summer night. This delicious recipe is brought to us by Spoon Fork Bacon

Summer Steak Salad

Ingredients

bleu cheese dressing

▢½ cup plain yogurt▢¼ cup sour cream▢¼ cup crumbled bleu cheese▢2 tablespoons white wine vinegar▢1 tablespoon thinly sliced chives▢salt and pepper to taste

salad

▢2 tablespoons olive oil or coconut oil or avocado oil▢2 (12 ounce) grass-fed, boneless NY steaks (about 1 1/2 inches thick)▢4 small heirloom (or vine-ripe tomatoes), quartered▢2 peaches, pitted and thinly sliced▢8 strawberries, hulled and halved▢2 corn on cob, charred and removed from cobb▢½ seedless cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced▢6 to 8 fresh mint leaves▢⅔ cup crumbled bleu cheese▢Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Remove steaks from the refrigerator and allow them to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Generously season each steak with salt and pepper.Preheat oven to 400˚F.Place all dressing ingredients into a small bowl and whisk together until smooth. Add 2 tablespoons water to adjust consistency. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.Place a large cast-iron skillet over high heat.Add oil and swirl around the skillet. Add steaks to skillet and sear on each side for 2 minutes. Transfer skillet to oven and cook for about 7-8 minutes for medium-rare and 9-10 minutes for medium. Remove steaks from the oven and transfer them to a cutting board.Allow steaks to cool, about 30 minutes. Tightly wrap each steak in foil and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 12 hours.To serve: Remove foil from steaks and slice into 1/2 inch pieces. Spread steak pieces onto a platter, lightly season with salt and pepper, and line with remaining ingredients.Serve with bleu cheese dressing on the side and allow guests to grab however much or little they want from the platter.

NUTRITION

Calories: 448kcal

Carbohydrates: 17g

Protein: 30g

Fat: 30g
Saturated Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 92mg

Sodium: 373mg

Potassium: 783mg

Fiber: 3g

Sugar: 10g

Vitamin A: 1069IU

Vitamin C: 24mg

Calcium: 170mg

Iron: 3mg

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