Summer Steak Salad

From the kitchen of Katie Sue Cooper, this salad is one of our favorites. Topped with a delicious, ranch raised steak, it is the perfect ending to a warm summer day.

Makes: 5-6 servings

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  • Ranch Wives’Top Sirloin Steak
  • 1 bunch of fresh spinach
  • 1 bunch of pea shoots
  • 3 garlic scapes
  • corn bread, for topping
  • shaved cheese, for topping (parmesan, asiago & romano pair nicely)
  • 1/4 cup grape seed oil (or similar cooking oil such as olive oil or avacodo oil)
  • 1 TBS BBQ sauce
  • 1 TBS water
  • 1 TBS balsamic vinegar
  • 2 TBS ranch dressing

  1. Preheat grill. Generously salt & pepper steak. Grill steak to liking then let rest while preparing the salad.
  2. In a large bowl, tear spinach and pea shoots. Dice garlic scapes (do not use bulb) and add to bowl.
  3. Whisk together salad dressing: grape seed oil, BBQ sauce, water, balsamic vinegar and ranch dressing.
  4. Add dressing to salad and toss to coat all greens.
  5. Thinly slice steak (against the grain).
  6. Plate salad and top with steak, corn bread cubes and sprinkle with cheese.