Suddenly Salad makes this easy, flavorful blue cheese and black pepper steak salad a winner.
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® ranch & bacon pasta salad mix
cup blue cheese dressing
cup finely chopped red onion
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
lb boneless top round steak
tablespoon garlic pepper
cup blue cheese crumbles
French-fried onions, as desired
Pour pasta (from Suddenly Salad box) into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
In medium bowl, stir together seasoning (from Suddenly Salad box) and blue cheese dressing. Add cooked pasta, onion and black beans until well blended. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
Meanwhile, heat gas or charcoal grill. Rub steak on both sides with garlic pepper. Place steak on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook steak about 6 minutes on each side or until meat thermometer inserted in center of steak reads
To serve, place pasta salad on large serving platter. Cut steak into thin slices; arrange over pasta salad. Sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles. Garnish with French-fried onions.
A great salad to pack along for a picnic or pre-game party. Serve with your favorite brew.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
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- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
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% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:5 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.