BEEF STEAK SALAD WITH DRIED CHERRIES

Beef Steak Salad With Dried Cherries  -- Sirloin steak meets dried cherries, blue cheese and walnuts in a salad that’s big on flavor.
Sirloin steak meets dried cherries, blue cheese and walnuts in a salad that’s big on flavor.
Lean Cut30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 15 to 20 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 beef Top Sirloin Steak boneless, cut 1 inch thick (about 1 pound)
  2. 4 small or 2 medium heads Boston lettuce, torn
  3. 1/2 cup dried cherries or dried cranberries
  4. 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  5. 1/4 cup pine nuts or coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted (optional)
Dressing:
  1. 1/4 cup olive oil
  2. 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  3. 1 clove garlic, minced
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/2 teaspoon pepper

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BEEF STEAK SALAD WITH DRIED CHERRIES

  1. Combine dressing ingredients in medium bowl. Remove and reserve 1/3 cup; cover and refrigerate.
  2. Cut steak lengthwise in half and then crosswise into 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick strips. Add beef to remaining dressing; toss to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.
  3. Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef.
  4. Combine lettuce and reserved dressing in large bowl; toss to coat. Arrange beef over lettuce; sprinkle with cheese, cherries and nuts, as desired. Serve immediately.
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