Tortellini Steak Salad

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    30 minutes

    I make this whenever I have leftover steak. It goes very well with crusty bread. Also good in lunchboxes (add the dressing at the last moment).


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 250g cheese tortellini
    • 500g flank steak
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 heads cos lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
    • 120g small pitted black olives
    • 1 cup croutons
    • 2 small fresh tomatoes, chopped
    • 1 cup Caesar salad dressing

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place pasta in the pot, cook for 7 to 9 minutes until al dente, drain.
    2. Preheat the grill. Season steak with garlic powder, salt and pepper; rub with olive oil. Place steak in a baking dish and grill 5 minutes on each side, or to desired doneness. Slice diagonally into thin strips.
    3. In a bowl, toss the cooked tortellini, lettuce, olives, croutons, tomatoes and dressing. Top with steak strips to serve.
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    Fantastic! This was perfect for a quick meal. I used sirloin that I marinated in a mixture of olive oil, minced garlic, red wine vinegar, and Montreal Steak Seasoning. I put everything into a ziploc bag and let it go for about 6 hours. Once it was grilled to a nice medium-rare we sliced it and then assembled the salad. I used "Garlic Croutons" from this site as well as "Caesar Vinaigrette" dressing. I topped it off with some shredded Romano cheese and served it with a nice white wine. Great recipe - a definite keeper!  -  27 Sep 2010  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    A glistening epicurean intercourse of protein, carbs and vegetation. Both times I've made this, I've omitted the croutons and used fat-free dressing to cut down on the fat - 42 grams per serving? By Bacchus' gut, I couldn't consume that much fat in one meal. Also, I've experimented with that crazy purple lettuce and have found the results to be most visually pleasing and needless to say, my paramour tore into my exquisitely presented meat and begged for more. Nice with shiraz.  -  21 Oct 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    This is a wonderful week night meal, it is very simple and quick to throw together. This is a salad even the guys will like to eat as a meal! I used a light Caesar dressing (Ken's Steak House...my favorite), and fat free Caesar style croutons.  -  17 Nov 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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