Recipes

Time: 40 Minutes

Grilled Skirt Steak Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Marinated and grilled Skirt Steak is placed atop a bed of lettuce, tomato, onion and green olives and drizzled with homemade avocado dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds beef skirt steak, cut into 4 to 6-inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef skirt steak, cut into 4 to 6-inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef skirt steak, cut into 4 to 6-inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef skirt steak, cut into 4 to 6-inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef skirt steak, cut into 4 to 6-inch pieces
  • Salt
  • Salt
  • Salt
  • Salt
  • Salt
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1/2 cup pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1/2 cup pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1/2 cup pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1/2 cup pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 peeled clove garlic
  • 1 peeled clove garlic
  • 1 peeled clove garlic
  • 1 peeled clove garlic
  • 1 peeled clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Quick Facts

  • 40 Minutes
  • 6 Servings
  • 310kcal Calories
  • 24g Protein
  • Cooking

    1. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight.
    2. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight.
    3. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight.
    4. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight.
    5. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight.
    6. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 7 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 8 to 12 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
    7. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 7 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 8 to 12 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
    8. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 7 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 8 to 12 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
    9. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 7 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 8 to 12 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
    10. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 7 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 8 to 12 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
    11. Meanwhile place dressing ingredients in blender container. Cover; process until smooth. Cover and set aside.
    12. Meanwhile place dressing ingredients in blender container. Cover; process until smooth. Cover and set aside.
    13. Meanwhile place dressing ingredients in blender container. Cover; process until smooth. Cover and set aside.
    14. Meanwhile place dressing ingredients in blender container. Cover; process until smooth. Cover and set aside.
    15. Meanwhile place dressing ingredients in blender container. Cover; process until smooth. Cover and set aside.
    16. Carve steaks diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Season with salt, as desired. Arrange salad greens on serving platter. Top with tomatoes, onion, olives and steak slices. Drizzle with half the dressing. Serve with remaining dressing, as desired.
    17. Carve steaks diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Season with salt, as desired. Arrange salad greens on serving platter. Top with tomatoes, onion, olives and steak slices. Drizzle with half the dressing. Serve with remaining dressing, as desired.
    18. Carve steaks diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Season with salt, as desired. Arrange salad greens on serving platter. Top with tomatoes, onion, olives and steak slices. Drizzle with half the dressing. Serve with remaining dressing, as desired.
    19. Carve steaks diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Season with salt, as desired. Arrange salad greens on serving platter. Top with tomatoes, onion, olives and steak slices. Drizzle with half the dressing. Serve with remaining dressing, as desired.
    20. Carve steaks diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Season with salt, as desired. Arrange salad greens on serving platter. Top with tomatoes, onion, olives and steak slices. Drizzle with half the dressing. Serve with remaining dressing, as desired.

    Nutrition

    Serv Size Calories Total Fat Cholesterol Total Carbs Protein
    6 310kcal 19g 49mg 12g 24g

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much of a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. 6g Saturated Fat; 11g Monounsaturated Fat; Carbohydrates; Fiber; 5.1mg NE Niacin; 0.7mg Vitamin B6; 3.7mcg Vitamin B12; 3.9mg Iron; 16.3mcg Selenium; Zinc; Choline;

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