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Flank Steak Salad with Strawberry Watermelon Salsa

Perfect for a warm weather meal, this flank steak salad is hearty, satisfying and topped with a sweet and delicious fresh fruit salsa instead of dressing.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons red onion
  • 1 cup watermelon, diced
  • 1/2 cup English cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup strawberries, diced
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely diced (optional for added heat)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh cracked black pepper
  • 12 ounce flank steak
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 6 cups spinach, chopped

Makes 4

Directions

  1. Preheat grill.
  2. In a medium bowl combine red onion, watermelon, cucumber, strawberries and jalapeno(if using) with 1/8 tsp of salt. Gently stir to combine and allow to sit for a few minutes for flavors to develop.
  3. Season flank steak with 1/8 tsp of salt and pepper.
  4. Place on hot grill for 8-10 minutes, flipping only once until cooked to desired doneness.
  5. Remove meat from the grill and let rest for 5-10 minutes to retain juices. Then slice into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  6. Plate each salad with 3 cups of combination of romaine and spinach, 3 ounces of flank steak and 1/2 cup of strawberry watermelon salsa. Top with a sprinkle of pepper if desired.
  7. Note: The juicy fresh fruit salsa is meant to replace salad dressing in this recipe but if you prefer to have additional dressing consider a red wine vinegar and olive oil dressing to keep it light and flavorful.

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Nutrition facts

Serves 4

  • calories: 213
  • calories from fat: 68
  • cholesterol: 47mg
  • dietary fiber: 2.6g
  • potassium: 779mg
  • protein: 25.9g
  • saturated fat: 3.0g
  • sodium: 236mg
  • sugars: 5.5g
  • total carbohydrates: 10.7g
  • total fat: 7.6g
  • trans fat: 0.0g
Photograph by Kelly Dabel. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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