steak and grilled ratatoullie salad
Not only is it fun to say, it's fun to eat! Chock-full of colorful vegetables and satisfying Top Round Steak, this salad meets your hunger needs.
- 1 beef Top Round Steak, cut 1 inch thick (about 1 1/2 pounds)
- 1 small eggplant, cut crosswise into 1/2 inch thick slices
- 2 large red or yellow bell peppers, cut lengthwise into quarters
- 1 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise in half
- 1/2 cup grame tomato halves
- 9 cups mixed baby salad greens
- Salt and ground black pepper
- Shaved Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak and 1/2 cup marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for salad.
- Spray vegetables, except tomatoes, with nonstick cooking spray.
- Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals; arrange vegetables around steak. Grill steak, covered, 12 to 14 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 16 to 19 minutes) for medium-rare (145ºF) doneness, turning occasionally. (Do not overcook.) Grill eggplant and bell peppers 12 to 15 minutes; zucchini and yellow squash 8 to 12 minutes, covered (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, eggplant 6 to 8 minutes; bell peppers, zucchini and yellow squash 7 to 11 minutes) or until tender, turning occasionally and basting with remaining reserved marinade.
- Cut grilled vegetables into 1-inch pieces. Carve steak into thin slices. Toss lettuce, tomatoes and grilled vegetables with remaining 1/2 cup marinade. Divide vegetable mixture between 6 serving plates. Arrange beef steak slices over vegetables. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Sprinkle with cheese, as desired.
Nutrition information per serving: 400 Calories; 24 Calories from fat; 24g Total Fat (5 g Saturated Fat; 0 g Trans Fat; 2.3 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 14.7 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 75 mg Cholesterol; 290 mg Sodium; 17 g Total Carbohydrate; 5 g Dietary Fiber; 29 g Protein; 4.6 mg Iron; 978.9 mg Potassium; 14 mg Niacin; 1.1 mg Vitamin B6; 1.2 mcg Vitamin B12; 4.8 mg Zinc; 26.9 mcg Selenium; 89.7 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Iron, Potassium, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Choline.