Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe

Warmer days mean quick and easy, yet filling meals such as our Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing. This hearty beef salad is packed with an assortment of tantalizing treats for your taste buds such as sweet pears, tangy dressing, creamy feta, and savory beef. It’s light, yet filling, and even kids love it!

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Let’s make Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe!

Let’s make Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe

What I love so much about this recipe is that it requires just a few minutes of prep time and I can have dinner on the table in just a few minutes. It’s packed with fiber, protein, and wholesome ingredients.

Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing is fancy enough that I can serve it for a romantic date night dinner and simple enough the kids will scarf it down without complaints.

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Here are the ingredients for the savory beef salad with honey mustard dressing!

Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 – 2 pounds top sirloin steak
  • 6 cups spring or baby greens salad
  • 2 pears (bosc or red, but any will do)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon molasses (I used blackstrap)
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider or basalmic vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
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Let’s get cooking!

Directions to make Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

Step 1

In a medium heavy skillet, such as a cast-iron skillet, heat the olive oil or medium-high heat.

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Add steak, seasoned with salt and pepper, and cook to desired doneness.

Step 2

Once it barely begins to smoke add steak, seasoned with salt and pepper, and cook to desired doneness (our family eats our steak medium-rare).

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Remove steak from heat and allow to rest for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Remove steak from heat and allow to rest for 10 minutes.

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Slice pears into thin slices.

Step 4

Slice pears into thin slices. My kids are not picky eaters, but if yours are then select pears without bruising. Also, those are black crayon stains on my cutting board…

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Whisk together the mustard, raw honey, molasses, and vinegar.

Step 5

In a small bowl or other container whisk together the mustard, raw honey, molasses, and vinegar.

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Slice steak into thin strips against the grain.

Step 6

Slice steak into thin strips against the grain.

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Assemble the beef salad!

Step 7

To assemble the beef salad, on a plate or in a shallow bowl add 1 cup of salad greens. On top of salad greens add a few slices of beef (since this recipe serves 6 you can divide the strips into 1/6 portions). Top with pear slices, then crumbled feta cheese. Drizzle with honey mustard dressing. My five kids, ages 8-16, love this Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing!

Yield: 6 servings

Savory Beef Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe

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This hearty beef salad with honey mustard dressing recipe is packed with an assortment of tantalizing treats for your taste buds such as sweet pears, tangy dressing, creamy feta, and savory beef. It’s light, yet filling, and even kids love it!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 – 2 pounds top sirloin steak
  • 6 cups spring or baby greens salad
  • 2 pears (bosc or red, but any will do)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider or basalmic vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

    1. In a skillet, heat olive oil in medium-high heat then cook the steak seasoned with salt and pepper. Cook it to the desired doneness.
    2. Remove the steak from the heat and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
    3. While waiting for the steak, slice pears into thin slices.
    4. Whisk the mustard, raw honey, molasses, and vinegar together in another container.
    5. Once the steak is ready, slice it into thin strips.
    6. Assemble the beef salad on a plate. Add 1 cup of salad greens. On top of salad greens add a few slices of beef. Top with pear slices, then crumbled feta cheese. Drizzle with honey mustard dressing.

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