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Steak Salad with Blue Cheese and Pears
White balsamic vinegar, available in our Salad Dressing and Vinegar aisle, makes a vinaigrette lighter in color and flavor than traditional red balsamic vinegar, but red is tasty, too. Recipe may be halved.
24 oz Boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper, ground
6 cup Boston lettuce, washed, torn into bites size pieces
12 oz Fresh radicchio leaf
4 cup Belgian Endive, fresh, head
2 each Fresh large d'anjou pears
1/2 cup Cheese, blue, crumbled
2 teaspoon Shallots, fresh, minced
2 tablespoon White vinegar
3 tablespoon Olive oil
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Steak Salad with Blue Cheese and Pears

Steak Salad with Blue Cheese and Pears

Steak Salad with Blue Cheese and Pears
  • Servings:Serves 4
  • Prep Time:30 minutes
  • Cook Time:12 minutes
1. Preheat broiler or grill. Season steak with salt and pepper.
2. Mix Bibb or Boston lettuce, radicchio, and endive in a large bowl or platter.
3. Broil steak to desired doneness, approximately 5 to 6 minutes a side for a 1-inch thick strip steak. Let steak rest on a cutting board while you make the dressing.
4. In a small bowl, mix shallot with vinegar. Whisk in oil and add salt. Drizzle dressing over lettuce and toss well.
5. Core and seed pears. Thinly slice pears and scatter slices and blue cheese on top of salad. Slice steak across grain into strips and add to salad. Serve immediately.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, September - October 2008