Cooking Blog - Quick Steak Salad
Cooking Blog - Quick Steak Salad

Quick Steak Salad

This quick steak salad with a tangy but tasty vinaigrette dressing goes great with porterhouse steak as well as other beef such as rump.

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Cooking Blog - Quick Steak Salad

Quick Steak Salad

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  • Prep Time: 9 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 29 minutes
  • Category: Mains


A recipe for a quick steak salad.


  • 500gm porterhouse steak
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 100ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 30ml white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • cos lettuces, coarsely chopped
  • 100g grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 mini cucumbers, sliced
  • 100g pitted olives
  • ½ tsp sea salt


  1. Season steak with salt and pepper to taste. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a fry pan over high heat, then cook the whole steak for 1 minute, turn, cook for 1 minute, then reduce heat to medium low and cook for 4 minutes, then turn and cook for a further 4 minutes.
  2. Let the steak rest for 8 minutes to cool down. In a small bowl, add remaining oil, white wine vinegar and Dijon mustard together and stir to make the vinaigrette dressing.
  3. Combine red onion, lettuce, grape tomatoes, mini cucumber, and olives in a large bowl. Slice steak into pieces and add to the bowl.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad, sprinkle sea salt over, then toss and serve.


  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 360