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Grilled Beef Fajita Salad

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Grilled Beef Fajita Salad
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6
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Grilled beef steak and fajita ingredients are served on a bed of salad greens with a sassy salsa dressing.
Updated Jan 7, 2011

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Prepare and grill the steak, bell peppers and onion up to a day ahead of time. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition

225 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 18g Protein, 11g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
225
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Cholesterol
40mg
0%
Sodium
490mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
0%
Dietary Fiber
4g
0%
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
54%
54%
Vitamin C
54%
54%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
18%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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