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Fall Steak Salad

Just because summer is gone and the crispy cool fall weather has taken over, that’s no reason to leave behind your favorite delicious and healthy salad recipes! This Fall Steak Salad is hearty, simple and delicious!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 653kcal


  • 10 oz strip steak or ribeye would work well too
  • 2 teaspoons steak seasoning
  • 6 oz halved brussels sprouts
  • 6 oz cubed butternut squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 5 oz mixed greens I used kale and spinach
  • 1/2 honey crisp apple
  • 1/8 cup roasted sunflower seed kernels
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese optional
  • Apple Cider Vinaigrette


  • Preheat grill to medium high heat (around 375 degrees)
  • Season steak with seasoning and set aside
  • Toss brussels sprouts and squash with olive oil and salt
  • Place in grill pan on grill and let cook for about 10-12 minutes, tossing occasionally
  • Add steak to grill and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side until cooked to medium (145 degrees F)
  • Continue checking and tossing veggies every 3-4 minutes until cooked through and softened then remove from grill
  • Remove steak and let rest 10 minutes
  • Slice steak into thin slices
  • In a large bowl or on a platter arrange greens, add steak and veggies, top with apple, sunflower seeds, cranberries and cheese
  • Toss with dressing when ready to serve


  • Double to feed more than 2 people
  • Leave out the steak for side salad 
  • If making ahead always leave dressing off until ready to serve
  • Sub sunflower seeds for pumpkin, cherries for cranberries/blueberries, gorgonzola for goat cheese
  • Dairy-free if cheese is left off


Calories: 653kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 418mg | Potassium: 1328mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 11206IU | Vitamin C: 109mg | Calcium: 248mg | Iron: 6mg