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Simple Steak Salad

The perfect mix of protein and greens, this easy salad with steak, quinoa, lettuce, and apples makes a the delicious weeknight dinner.

Serves 4
Ready in 15 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 5 mins
398 calories per serving


> 1 cup quinoa
> 1/2 lb skirt steak
> 2 tbsp olive oil
> 1 lime
> 1 tbsp minced ginger
> 2 tbsp honey
> 1 green apple
> 1/4 head iceberg lettuce
> 1 cup shredded carrots


Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Cut the steak into 1-inch cubes and toss with 1 tbsp olive oil. Season with salt (in moderation) and pepper. Set a pan to medium-high heat and cook steak until brown on all sides, about 5 min.
Meanwhile, zest the lime into a bowl with the ginger, honey, juice from half the lime, and remaining olive oil. Whisk to combine. Peel and slice the apple and toss with juice from remaining lime half. Slice the lettuce.
Toss cooked quinoa with shredded carrots, lettuce, apples slices, and dressing. Divide salad among 4 bowls and top with steak.

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