Grilled Beef Fajita Salad

Grilled beef steak and fajita ingredients are served on a bed of salad greens with a sassy salsa dressing.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Salsa Dressing

1
container (14 ounces) refrigerated salsa (1 1/2 cups)
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil

Fajita Salad

2
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1-pound beef sirloin steak, about 1 inch thick
2
medium red or green bell peppers, sliced
1
medium onion, sliced
9
cups bite-size pieces romaine lettuce
Guacamole, if desired
Sour cream, if desired

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Mix all Salsa Dressing ingredients; set aside.
  • 2 Mix chili powder, cumin and garlic salt. Sprinkle mixture over both sides of beef.
  • 3 Place bell peppers and onion in grill basket. Cover and grill beef and vegetables 3 to 4 inches from medium heat about 5 minutes for medium-rare or about 7 minutes for medium; turn. Grill 5 to 7 minutes longer or until desired beef doneness.
  • 4 In large bowl, toss lettuce, grilled peppers and onion with half of the dressing. Cut beef diagonally into 1/2-inch slices; place on salad. Serve with remaining dressing, guacamole and sour cream.

Expert Tips

Prepare and grill the steak, bell peppers and onion up to a day ahead of time. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
225
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
54%;
Vitamin C
54%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.