Beef and Pear Salad with honey mustard dressing
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The tender beef plays off the delicate greens and pears in a perfect combination with a zip of mustard!
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 ½ pound sirloin steak
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 5 ounce bags baby salad greens
  • 2 medium pears, cored and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbles
Honey Mustard Dressing
  • ½ cup prepared honey mustard
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 ½ teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Sprinkle pepper over sirloin and grill over medium heat for about 10 minutes, turning after five minutes until medium done. OR use a countertop grill. Medium doneness is achieved at 160 degrees.
  2. In small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients together and set aside.
  3. Divide salad greens among 4 serving plates. Top with pears, nuts, cranberries and cheese.
  4. When steak is done, let it rest a couple of minutes before slicing across the grain in thin slices.
  5. Drizzle with dressing.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at