Asparagus & Steak Salad

Fire up the grill (or grill pan) for our hearty but healthy steak and asparagus salad

Fire up the grill (or grill pan) for our hearty but healthy steak and asparagus salad, topped with crumbled turkey bacon and lowfat blue cheese. 


For salad:

  • 3-4 oz lean steak*
  • Seasoning:
    • Chili powder
    • Garlic powder
    • Paprika
    • Black pepper
  • 3 cups spinach
  • 4 stalks asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3-4 thin slices of red onion
  • 1 slice turkey bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 oz lowfat blue cheese, crumbled

*Lean cuts include eye round roast, sirloin tip side steak, top round roast and steak, bottom round roast and steak, and top sirloin

For dressing:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar


  1. Sprinkle seasonings onto both sides of meat. Use as much as you like! Use more if you enjoy spicy food.
  2. Cook steak. Spray skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet to medium. Place seasoned steak onto skillet and cook 3-5 minutes on each side, depending on how done you prefer your steak.
  3. Roast asparagus. Lay asparagus on baking sheet. Bake at 375°F for 10-15 minutes until tender.
  4. Place spinach, roasted asparagus, tomatoes and red onion on a large dinner plate. Sprinkle with chopped bacon and crumbled cheese.
  5. Make dressing by whisking together olive oil, balsamic and mustard.
  6. Complete salad by laying steak on top of vegetables and drizzling with dressing.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 4 cups vegetables, 3 oz meat, 1 oz dressing

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 409
  • Fat: 26.8g
    • Saturated Fat: 10.1g
  • Protein: 30,5g
  • Carbohydrate: 12.6g
    • Dietary fiber: 3.5g
  • Sodium: 769.1mg
  • Cholesterol: 87.5mg
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