Grilled steak salad with sesame vinaigrettesteak salad

Makes 3 servings

Steak is a summer favorite and this salad makes it easy to keep portions of red meat in check. It’s an easy summer dinner.


  • 6 oz (180 g) strip loin steak
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) freshly ground pepper
  • 1 red pepper, cut in four and seeded
  • 4 green onions, trimmed
  • 4 cups (1 L) romaine lettuce, washed and cut into bite sized pieces
  • 16 snow peas, cut in half


  • 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) sesame oil
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) orange juice


  1. Preheat the barbecue to medium-high.
  2. Sprinkle the steak with the pepper.
  3. Place the steak, red pepper and green onions on the grill. Grill the steak until desired doneness. Grill the red pepper for 4 to 5 minutes. Grill the onions for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Place 2 cups (500 mL) of lettuce and 8 snow peas in each of three bowls.
  5. Thinly slice the steak (discarding any fat) and the red pepper and divide among the three salads.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together the dressing ingredients. Drizzle over the salads. Top with green onions.

Nutritional information per serving
(2 cups/500 mL salad , 2 oz/60 g of steak and 4 tsp/20 mL dressing)

  • Calories: 175
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Fat: 10 g
    • Saturated fat: 3 g
    • Dietary cholesterol: 31 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 8 g
    • Dietary fibre: 3 g
  • Sodium: 64 mg
  • Potassium: 528 mg

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