Texas Steak and Salad on a Stick
May 17, 2021, Updated Sep 06, 2022
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Having a hard time convincing your family to eat salads? Here’s how you can convince even the most stalwart, red-meat Texan to munch on some greenery: add some savory steak and turn it into a kabob!
This Texas Steak and Salad on a Stick is an easy-to-cook meal that skewers all the courses. Smother it in our homemade Avocado Ranch Dressing for a hearty handheld meal with classic flavor.
How To Make Texas Steak and Salad on a Stick
One of the easiest ways to make a meal more exciting is by turning it into a kabob. This classic Texan dish is perfect for skewering. Avocado Ranch turns this steak and salad combo into a sensory experience. You won’t even have to ring the dinner bell — when your cowpokes smell this meal, they’ll come galloping to the table!
NatureSweet Glorys® add sweet, tangy flavor to these kabobs. We’re fans of the juicy addition of these bite-size tomatoes, but we also love how easy they are to prepare. NatureSweet Glorys are packaged in a unique carton that doubles as a colander. To wash them, just remove the sticker and rinse them in the carton in your sink. Then use the carton in one of these fun projects!
We also skewered chunks of iceberg lettuce, chopped red onion, and of course, cubes of grilled steak onto each of our kabobs. The order doesn’t matter too much; just make sure every kabob gets a helping of each delicious ingredient. No one wants to miss out!
Making the dressing is simple, too. Just add all of the ingredients to a mason jar and whisk them together. Drizzle a bit of the dressing over the kabobs, then leave the rest out as a dip.
Texas Steak and Salad on a Stick
- iceberg lettuce 1-1.5" cubes
- NatureSweet Glorys®
- steak cooked and cut into 1" cubes
- red onion cut into wedges
- blue cheese crumbles
Avocado Ranch Dressing
- 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
- 4 tbsp sour cream
- 3 tbsp mayonnaise
- 1 avocado
- 1 tbsp cilantro
- 2 tsp fresh chives or 1 tsp dried
- 2 tsp fresh dill or 1 tsp dried
- 1 lime juice only
- 3-5 dashes hot sauce to taste
- 2 cloves garlic minced or pressed
- 3/4 tsp kosher salt to taste
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- On the kabob, skewer in a pattern:Chunks of IcebergGlorys® TomatoSteakGlorys® TomatoRed OnionIcebergGlorys® TomatoSteakGlorys® Tomato
- Whisk ingredients for Avocado Ranch Dressing in a Mason Jar. Drizzle on kabobs. Sprinkle with blue cheese.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.
Everything’s Bigger with NatureSweet Glorys
This stop in NatureSweet’s Recipe Roadtrip is all about using Glorys® in a larger-than-life meal – something anyone from the Lone Star State would approve of. Texas is famous for hearty flavors, from spicy Tex Mex to ranching staples like this steak and salad kabob. And we think Texan ranchers would love the flavorful ranch dressing we’ve whipped up!
NatureSweet Glorys® may be small, but they have Texas-sized flavor. They’re perfect for steak and salad meals and just right for these kabobs. But they have many other uses as well. Snack on them straight out of their convenient cartons or use them to elevate other recipes, like this Quick Bread and Chia Jam.
These tomatoes taste just right – and they’re grown right, too. Behind each and every juicy little fruit is the set of principles that NatureSweet® is founded on: innovation, sustainability, and caring about the people who work in every stage of its supply chain. But don’t just take our word for it: NatureSweet® is a Fair Trade Certified grower! Learn more about NatureSweet’s partnership with Fair Trade USA in Episode 144 of The Produce Moms Podcast.
Eat like a true Texan with this Steak and Salad on a Stick, then check out more of the stops on NatureSweet’s culinary road trip.