Mediterranean Steak Salad

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

From Woman's Day, June 20 2006.

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  • 78.07 ml balsamic vinaigrette, with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 340.19 g flank steaks, visible fat trimmed
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 large red pepper, quartered
  • 226.79 g mixed salad greens
  • 1 large tomato, cut in chunks
  • 63.78 g cansliced black olives, drained
  • 59.14 ml spicy cherry pepper, quartered

  • 4.92 ml ground oregano
  • 4.92 ml garlic powder
  • 4.92 ml salt
  • 1.23 ml ground cinnamon
  • 1.23 ml pepper


  1. Heat outdoor grill or a two-burner stovetop grill pan.
  2. Mix all ingredients for the spice rub together well in a small bowl.
  3. Pour dressing into a clear measuring cup; add water equal to 1/2 cup. Pour into a large serving bowl; whisk in 1 tsp spice rub until blended.
  4. Press remaining spice rub on both sides of the steak. Coat both sides of steak and red pepper with nonstick spray.
  5. Grill pepper for 7 minutes. Add steak to grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side for rare. Remove steak and pepper to a cutting board. Cut pepper in strips; let steak rest about 5 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, add salad greens and remaining ingredients to bowl with dressing. Thinly slice steak across the grain. Add to salad, along with any steak juices, if desired. Toss to mix and coat.