Berry Spinach Salad with Steak
Berry Spinach Salad with Steak is a fresh and satisfying entree salad with a mix of sweet and savory flavor profiles.
1 lb Beef filet or Chilean beef steak
1/2 t Freshly ground pepper
1/2 t Kosher salt – divided
1 C Chilean red wine
1-1/2 C DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts Diced Strawberries – partially thawed and divided
1/2 C Walnuts – toasted, divided, chopped
3 T Raspberry or strawberry vinegar
1 T Shallot – minced
1 t Sugar
1/4 C Canola oil
1 pkg. (9 oz.) DOLE Spinach
1 C DOLE Fresh Frozen Blueberries – partially thawed
1/4 C Crumbled feta cheese
- Preheat grill to medium heat and oil grill rack. Sprinkle steak with pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Grill steak 6 minutes per side for medium doneness, or longer if desired. Remove from the grill and allow steak to rest on the cutting board. Slice after 10 minutes.
- Heat red wine in small sauce pan and allow to simmer 10 minutes, or until reduced by half. Allow to cool.
- Combine 1 cup strawberries, 1/4 cup walnuts, vinegar, shallot and sugar and remaining salt in a blender or food processor. Cover; blend until a paste forms. With blender at medium speed slowly add reduced wine and oil in thin stream until blended. Transfer dressing to a container.
- Add spinach, remaining walnuts, remaining strawberries, blueberries and feta cheese to a large bowl. Toss with desired amount of dressing. Plate salad on serving platter and top with grilled steak and additional drizzle of dressing.