Simple Steak Salad

Now that the weather is getting warmer I am hoping to get out and work on my backyard. I am so inspired by all the DIY garden shows on TV and how they take an empty space and make it an outdoor living area.
During these warmer evenings, I love to make a steak and salad for dinner. One of my favorite simple dinners is to make a simple steak salad that combines the best of both.

 

 This simple steak salad is a great summer dinner idea. Easy to make too!
Steak salad is easily prepared with some vegetables and steak, but chicken or salmon can also be substituted. In this photo I used a breakfast steak because the price is reasonable.

 

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Because I wanted to save time, I used bagged lettuce on this particular evening.

 

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Simple Steak Salad
steak (about 1/4 – 1/3 pound per serving)
1 head lettuce (fresh or bagged)
1 tomato, chopped
2 tablespoons onion, chopped
1 cucumber, sliced
1 egg, hard-boiled
1/2 cup gorgonzola or bleu cheese, crumbled
salad dressing
sea salt
pepper
Preheat the grill on medium-high heat. Season meat with sea salt and pepper. Grill over heat about 3-4 minutes. When steak is down, let rest for a couple of minutes.
Mix salad ingredients in a bowl. Serve salad on plates.
Slice steak and place on top of salads,
Drizzle with dressing of choice is Balsamic Vinegarette, and you can get the recipe for that here.
This simple steak salad is a great summer dinner idea. Easy to make too!
 I just love salads for dinner – don’t you? Enjoy!
 Looking for a lighter summer supper idea? This simple steak salad recipe is a keeper for warm evenings!
What are you doing this weekend?
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Comments

  1. Looks like a perfect summer supper! My hubs often grills steak and serves it over greens. Our favorite is arugula dressed with a little lemon…. We’re getting going on our back patio too! Just sold our old furniture set in hopes of an upgrade! Can’t wait to see how it all comes together. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Every time I come by your blog I get hungry 🙂 MMMM looks amazing. Have a wonderful weekend.

  3. oooooo…. I love a good steak salad! Where I am from, we even throw a handful of fries on top- delicious! 🙂

  4. It looks yummy. I love grilling. Will give it a try. Thanks for sharing. Stopping by from Sharefest starting at the end of the lists! Have a great weekend!

  5. Nice pics! Have a wonderful weekend:)

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  7. You salad looks spectacular! I’m hoping I can convince the hubby that the entree salad is an adequate meal 🙂

  8. Love this salad, and I think with Bleu cheese it would taste amazing ! Thank you for sharing at our ALL MY BLOGGY FRIENDS party 🙂

  9. This is exactly my kind of summer food and yes, all those DIY shows and blogs make you need to get out there and get to work! Thanks for sharing at What’d You Do This Weekend.

  10. Mmm… delicious! Steak salad is one of my absolute favorite summer meals 🙂

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