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3) Skirt Steak Salad                                                       (3 of 10)

Skirt STeak Salad

3) Skirt Steak Salad                                                        (3 of 10)

 

Steak is a juicy alternative to the fish and poultry that often appear in salads. Pears and gorgonzola cheese lend a sophisticated vibe to this delicious salad.

Ingredients

1 skirt steak, fat trimmed

1 tablespoon of olive oil

Salt and pepper, for seasoning

2 tablespoons of unsalted butter

1/4 cup of light brown sugar

2 large pears, cored and cut into medium-sized chunks

1 tablespoon of sugar

3/4 cup of chopped pecans

¼ cup of crumbled gorgonzola cheese

4 cups of baby arugula



For the Mustard Vinaigrette

1 tablespoon of dijon mustard

3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar

1/2 teaspoon of sugar

1/3 cup of olive oil

Salt and pepper, to taste

 

Directions

Drizzle a skillet with olive oil and cook steak for approximately 10 minutes, seasoning with salt and pepper if desired.

Melt butter in a separate skillet. Add brown sugar and stir until sugar is dissolved, then add pear chunks. Heat for approximately 5 minutes, then stir in pecans for 1 or 2 minutes.

Arrange steak and pears over arugula. Top with remaining ingredients and dressing.

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