Healthy Lite Steak Salad

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by ExecutiveCook

Quick, lite, and generally healthy yet satisfying for the meat lover. This recipe is a variation on a basic steak salad with a delicious dressing and additional spices. Great southwest flavor always gets high marks from guests.

Top Review by anniesnomsblog

This is one scrumptious salad! Love the creamy dressing and the steak turned out perfectly too! I also love that this has black beans in, I adore black beans, but just don't see them in enough recipes!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the onion powder, salt, cumin and cayenne pepper; rub mixture onto both sides of steak. Let that sit at room temp while you prepare the other items.
  2. Chop romaine lettuce and separate into 4 bowls. Rinse corn and divide into the 4 bowls of lettuce. Drain and rinse black beans and divide into the 4 bowls. Chop green onions and divide into the 4 bowls. Chop Roma tomatoes and divide into the 4 bowls.
  3. Now make the dressing. Mix sour cream and butter milk in a bowl with the garlic salt, white wine vinegar, parsley, black pepper, cumin and cayenne pepper. Put it in the refrigerator while you prepare the steak.
  4. Heat olive oil on high heat in iron skillet until very hot. Place steak in hot skillet and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side or to medium rare. Remove steak to cutting board and let rest for a couple of minutes while you remove the dressing from the refrigerator. Now cut thin strips of meat and place as a crown on the bowls of salad.
  5. Spoon a bit of dressing over steak and salad and serve immediately.

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