Lunch Salads

Mixed Green Salad with Pears, Cranberries, and Beef

Tart cranberries and soft pears make a flavorful salad that makes an filling meal on a busy weeknight or for an elegant lunch. A tangy white balsamic vinaigrette makes it even more amazing.

Mixed Green Salad with Pears, Cranberries, and Beef
Tart cranberries and soft pears make a flavorful salad that makes an filling meal on a busy weeknight or for an elegant lunch. A tangy white balsamic vinaigrette makes it even more amazing.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 8-ounce sirloin steak
  2. 1 teaspoon olive oil
  3. 8 cups mixed greens
  4. 1 ripened pear, any variety, cored and sliced
  5. 1/2 red onion, sliced
  6. 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  7. 2 tablespoons blue cheese crumbles
  8. 3 tablespoons olive oil
  9. 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  10. 1 teaspoon honey
  11. 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  12. Salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Season the steak with salt and pepper. Heat a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil and the steak. Cook until desired doneness. Let rest while you prepare the salad.
  2. Divide the spinach, onions, pears, cranberries, and blue cheese between two plates. Slice the beef and top the salad.
  3. Combine the dressing ingredients in a jar or closed container and shake until well combined. Drizzle the salad with the dressing and serve.
Notes
  1. Calories 393
  2. Calories from Fat 230
  3. Total Fat 25.5g
  4. Saturated Fat 6.3g
  5. Cholesterol 110mg
  6. Sodium 204mg
  7. Total Carbohydrates 3.9g
  8. Dietary Fiber 0.9g
  9. Sugars 1.4g
  10. Protein 36.1g
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