Grilled Southwestern Steak Salad

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Southwestern Steak Salad
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With steak and corn that’s been grilled, this Southwestern Steak Salad recipe comes together rather pretty quickly. Not to mention, it’s filled with lots of fresh summertime produce.

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This post is sponsored by Duda Farm Fresh Foods.

This steak salad recipe will leave you feeling full but yet, craving more! It starts out with our Homemade Ranch Dressing recipe to take this salad to the next level. Of course, you can pair it with your families’ favorite dressing if you prefer. Looking for even more fun ideas? This Southwestern Steak Salad will pair well with any of our Margarita recipes!

Related: Steak and Strawberry Salad

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Southwestern Steak Salad

It’s summertime. For many of us, we don’t want to turn the oven on to heat the house up. This steak salad is a perfect option for those who enjoy grilling. Simply throw your steak and the Dandy® Sweet Corn on the grill. Once it is done, build out your Southwestern salad. And as a bonus, your dinner will be on your table in under 20 minutes!

Variations

Salad recipes are simply a base. Add whatever other ingredients that your family enjoys. For instance, you can serve with guacamole, diced avocados, or even pinto beans. You can also add a little spice byusing a little bit of cayenne pepper on the steak and/or corn.

No matter what options you choose, you can’t go wrong with a steak salad for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients For Grilled Southwestern Steak Salad

Ingredients for Grilled Southwestern Steak Salad
  • taco seasoning
  • butter
  • top sirloin steak
  • cherry tomatoes
  • Dandy® sweet corn
  • red onion
  • black beans
  • Romaine lettuce

How to Make Steak Salad at Home

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Start by making the Homemade Ranch recipe. It’s super quick and easy, set aside.

taco seasoning rubbed on the steak

Rub the taco seasoning onto both sides of the steak.

buttering the corn

Next, butter the ears of corn.

grilled corn on the cob

Grill the steak and ears of corn over medium heat until the steak is 130 degrees and the corn shows some char.

Remove the steak from the grill, tent with aluminum foil for 10 minutes and then slice thin, cutting against the grain of the meat. 

corn kernels off the cob

While the steak is resting, remove the corn from the cob by using a sharp knife or a kernel remover.

Grilled Southwestern Steak Salad with ranch dressing

In a large salad bowl, place the romaine lettuce at the bottom. Add all the ingredients on top. Then, Add dressing and serve.

Why We Love Duda Farm Fresh Foods

After six generations, the Duda family is just as passionate about growing fresh fruits and vegetables as the company was when it began nearly 100 years ago. They’re committed to bringing customers the safest and freshest produce on the market through the Dandy® brand.

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5 from 1 vote

Grilled Southwestern Steak Salad

With steak and corn that's been grilled, this Steak Salad recipe comes together rather pretty quickly. Not to mention, it's filled with lots of fresh summertime produce.
Prep Time3 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time13 minutes
Servings4 servings

Ingredients 

  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning or a 1 ounce store bought packet
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 pound top sirloin steak
  • 8 oz. cherry tomatoes halved
  • 4 ears Dandy® sweet corn
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1/2 red onion julienned
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 2 heads of Romaine lettuce chopped

Instructions 

  • Rub the taco seasoning into both sides of the steak and butter the ears of corn.
  • Grill the steak and ears of corn over medium heat until the steak is 130 degrees and the corn shows some char.
  • Remove the steak from the grill, tent with aluminum foil for 10 minutes and then slice thin, cutting against the grain of the meat. While the steak is resting, remove the corn from the cob using a kernel cutter or sharp knife.
  • In a large salad bowl, add the romaine lettuce at the bottom. Add all the ingredients on top. Add dressing and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 1224mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2092IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Dinner, Main Course, Salads
Cuisine: American
Calories: 430
Keyword: Grilled Southwestern Steak Salad
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