California Steak Salad

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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 4


  • 1½ pounds flank steak
  • ½ cup Marie’s Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 romaine heart, separated into leaves
  • 1 (5 to 6 ounce) bag spring salad mix or other salad greens
  • ½ cup julienne carrots
  • 3 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cut into 12 slices
  • 1 cup Marie’s Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and cut into chunks


Pour Marie’s Balsamic Vinaigrette over steak, turning to coat with dressing. Marinate for 15 minutes.

Prepare grill for medium-high heat. Grill steak to medium-rare, or your choice of doneness. Let rest 10 minutes; slice across the grain.

Divide romaine leaves between four plates. Top with greens, carrots, tomatoes, avocado and steak. Spoon Marie’s Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing over salads; garnish with bacon.