Grilled Argentine Steak Salad

Before you know it, this South American-inspired salad with crisp greens, tender sirloin and flavorful herbs and spices will have you salsa dancing around the dinner table.


6 servings

Spicy Garlic Salsa Ingredients

1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Salad Ingredients

2 medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
2 large plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, 1 to 1 1/2 inches thick
1 large red or yellow bell pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
6 cups bite-size pieces salad greens
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 ounce)


In tightly covered container, shake all salsa ingredients until well blended. Reserve 1/4 cup salsa. Stir onions and tomatoes into remaining salsa; set aside.

Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Place steak and bell pepper on grill rack. Cover and grill over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning bell pepper frequently and beef once, until desired doneness.

Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. Cut beef into 1/4-inch slices. In medium bowl, mix beef and reserved 1/4 cup salsa. Cut bell pepper into strips.

In large serving bowl, place salad greens, bell pepper, mushrooms and beef. Add remaining salsa with onions and tomatoes; toss to mix.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Grill Time: 15 minutes

Additional Information

Look for ready-to-serve salad green blends in the produce section of your grocery store.

Planning a get-together? Sangria and corn bread sticks go well with this sumptuous salad.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 110), Total Fat 12 g (Saturated Fat 2 g); Cholesterol 40 mg; Sodium 150 mg; Total Carbohydrate 6 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g); Protein 17 g; Exchanges: 1 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat

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