Gazpacho Steak Salad
- 1 pound beef shoulder steak or 1 pound beef top round steak, cut 1 inch thick
- 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) spicy 100% vegetable juice
- 8 cups mixed greens or 1 package (10 ounces) romaine and leaf lettuce mixture
- 1 cup baby pear tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, then into thin slices
- 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
- Salt and pepper
- Gazpacho Dressing:1 can (5-1/2 ounces) spicy 100% vegetable juice
- 1/2 cup chopped tomato
- 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- Place beef steak and 1 can vegetable juice in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight.
- Combine dressing ingredients; refrigerate. Combine lettuce, teardrop tomatoes, cucumber and 1 cup green bell pepper; refrigerate.
- Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill shoulder steaks, uncovered, 16 to 20 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness (top round steak 16 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness; do not overcook), turning occasionally. Carve steak across the grain into thin slices. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
- Meanwhile prepare Crunchy Tortilla Strips. Add steak to salad mixture. Drizzle with dressing and top with tortilla strips.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association
Crunchy Tortilla Strips: Heat oven to 400°F. Cut 2 corn tortillas in half, then crosswise into 1/4-inch wide strips. Place strips in single layer on baking sheet. Bake 4 to 8 minutes or until crisp.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc, and a good source of fiber.
Calories from Fat 86 (36%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(14%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Total Carbohydrate 11g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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