Steak and Pear Salad

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

This delicious steak salad served with buttermilk dressing is ready in under 30 minutes.


  • 1 flank steak (1 ½ pounds)

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ½ cup buttermilk

  • 6 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar

  • 1 head romaine lettuce, torn (about 4 cups)

  • 1 bunch arugula, torn (about 4 cups)

  • 2 Bosc pears, sliced

  • ½ cup toasted pecans, coarsely chopped


  1. Heat broiler, with rack 6 inches from heat. Pat steak dry with paper towels, season with salt and pepper, and rub with oil. Place on a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Broil 6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to a cutting board; tent loosely with foil and let rest 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk buttermilk, mayonnaise, and vinegar. Season. Thinly slice steak against the grain. In a bowl, toss greens with steak, pears, pecans, and dressing.

    Romulo Yanes
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