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Beef Sirloin Salad with Dried Cherries

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick (approx. 1-1/4 pounds)
  • 4 small or 2 medium heads Boston lettuce, torn (approx. 8 cups)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts or coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Dressing1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In medium bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Remove and reserve 1/2 cup; cover and refrigerate.
  • Trim fat from beef steak. Cut steak lengthwise in half and then crosswise into 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick strips. Add beef to remaining dressing; toss to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes
  • Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef (1/2 at a time) and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet with slotted spoon.
  • In large bowl, combine lettuce and reserved dressing; toss to coat. Arrange beef over lettuce; sprinkle with cheese, cherries and nuts. Serve immediately.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Cook's Tip: To toast pine nuts or chopped walnuts, heat oven to 350°F. Arrange nuts in even layer on baking pan; 7 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 776
  Calories from Fat 594 (77%)
(103%)Total Fat 67g
(78%)Saturated Fat 16g
Polyunsaturated Fat 13g
Monounsaturated Fat 34g
(33%)Cholesterol 100mg
(42%)Sodium 996mg
(15%)Potassium 520mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 11g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(58%)Protein 29g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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