Mixed Greens Salad with Steak

Recipe posted in: Lunch/Dinner
mixed greens salad

Grilled steak is the star of the show in this Mixed Greens Salad with Beef. Thinly sliced and topped with a homemade dressing, this super salad is filled with protein and veggies for a delicious, diet-friendly meal.

This hearty salad makes four servings, so it’s perfect to serve for a dinner party to keep you (and your guests!) on the healthy straight and narrow. Lemon Dijon dressing tops the bed of mixed greens and thinly sliced flank steak for a filling and keto-friendly dinner.

Phase: Weight Loss Phase, Weight Maintenance Phase

Servings: 4 (2 cup)

Nutrition Information

  • 1 Healthy Fat
  • 2 Protein
  • 2 Vegetables

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds flank steak, 1 inch thick
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 ounces mesclun greens (6 cups)
  • 4 plum tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings

Directions:

  1. Heat grill to high.
  2. Grill steak 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest 5 minutes; slice thinly.
  3. Place lemon juice, lemon zest, mustard, and oil in a jar with a lid. Close tight and shake vigorously to combine. Place greens in a large mixing bowl, add 2 tablespoons of the dressing, and toss to coat.
  4. Divide greens among 4 serving plates, top with steak, tomato wedges, onion, and feta to serve.