Recovery Day – Balsamic Steak Salad

If you ever say that you crave a salad, someone might call you insane. 

Salads are not an ideal food for anyone: they can often lack flavor and crunch. They can also be very heavy in fat, which is why many salads have a skyrocketing number of calories. 

But what if we had such a good salad recipe that you would actually crave it? It’s high in protein and low in calories and fat. Check it out!  

Balsamic Steak Salad | Yields 3-4 servings
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
2 tsp lemon juice
fresh thyme
salt & pepper
3/4 ish lbs steak
6 cups salad greens 
cherry tomatoes
sliced red onions
½ cup dried cranberries
feta cheese (optional)  
sliced almonds

  1. Mix together balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, thyme, salt, and pepper. Place steak in a plastic bag and refrigerate overnight. 
  2. Take the beef out of the bag and place the steak on a medium heat for 6-8 minutes per side on a covered pan. Place to the side. 
  3. Mix together salad greens, cherry tomatoes, sliced red onions, dried cranberries, and feta cheese. Slice steak and mix in with greens. Add in sliced almonds. Enjoy! 

Macronutrient profile:
235 calories, 7g fat, 15g carbs, 28g protein. 

*Recipe inspired by Taste of Home. 

*Credit Nikita Tiffany. Follow @niki.eats for more cool food action!

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