Steakhouse Salad

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by gailanng

My husband's answer to two of his favorite things: steak & salad.

Top Review by DailyInspiration

Great salad! We love blue cheese and it is absolutely delicious with the grilled steak. We used a "flat iron" steak as it is just enough for two and very lean. Now we can have a restaurant salad at home! Thanks for the post! Made for the AUS/NZ Make My Recipe Tag, November, 2011.

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  1. To prepare Blue Cheese Vinaigrette:.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in heavy small skillet over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons minced garlic and saute until golden, about 1 minute. Transfer garlic mixture to blender. Add blue cheese, white wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon water, sugar, hot pepper sauce, salt, pepper and remaining olive oil; blend well. Transfer vinaigrette to bowl. Mix in chopped basil. Vinaigrette can be prepared two days ahead. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. For the steak:.
  4. Season steak with salt and pepper. Grill steak to desired doneness. Cook to an internal temperature of 145 degrees.
  5. To assemble the salad:.
  6. Peel off outer leaves and place on bottom of large oval plate or platter. Slice romaine lengthwise and chop into 1 1/2-inch squares. Place over the top red onions slices then tomatoes.
  7. Slice steak into 1/4 inch strips and place over salad. Top with crumbled blue cheese then vinaigrette dressing.

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