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How To Spice Up Your Summer Salad

Here’s another about.com recipe I have got to try!  Thoughts?
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Mushroom and Steak Salad is an easy and elegant main dish salad recipe. You can certainly add more veggies if you’d like!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 (8-ounce) ribeye steaks
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 8 ounces button mushrooms, sliced
  • 5 cups baby spinach leaves or mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese, if desired

Preparation:

Prepare and preheat grill or grill pan. Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. Place on grill and cook for 5-7 minutes per side, turning once, until desired doneness. Remove from grill, cover, and let stand 10 minutes.Meanwhile, prepare mushrooms. Combine with spinach or salad greens and tomatoes in large bowl. Add half of the vinaigrette and toss to coat.

Slice steak against the grain and place on top of salad. Sprinkle with blue cheese, if using, and serve!

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