Grilled Steak & Pasta Salad
Recipe from Family Circle
SERVINGS
6
PREP TIME
15 mins

Grilled Steak & Pasta Salad

Beef up pasta salad by adding strips of grilled flank steak. This main-dish salad, with a zesty cumin and cayenne spiced dressing, will satisfy the heartiest of appetites.

Recipe from Family Circle
Recipe from Family Circle
Ingredients
  • 1/4  cup rice vinegar
  • 2   tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2   tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1   teaspoon salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2  teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4  teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 12   ounces flank steak
  • 1/2  teaspoon Montreal steak seasoning (such as McCormick's)
  • 1/2  pound bowtie pasta
  • 2   tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1   sweet onion, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 2   cups corn kernels from 2 ears of corn
  • 1/3  cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/3  cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 8   cups mixed salad greens
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Directions
1. 
In a bowl, whisk vinegar, mayonnaise, oil, salt, oregano, cumin and cayenne until well blended. Set aside.
2. 
Heat a gas grill to medium-high or prepare a grill with medium-hot coals. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
3. 
Sprinkle steak with the seasoning. Grill 4 to 5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reads 145 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer for medium-rare. Let rest 10 minutes then cut into thin slices.
4. 
Cook pasta in boiling water. Drain; rinse under cold water.
5. 
Toss pasta with dressing in serving bowl. Add steak, tomatoes, onion, corn, parsley and basil to bowl; toss to combine. Chill 1 hour, then serve over greens.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 328, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 25, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 39, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 19, sodium (mg) 605, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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