Black and Blue Pasta Salad with Steak

Suddenly Salad makes this easy, flavorful blue cheese and black pepper steak salad a winner.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® ranch & bacon pasta salad mix
1/2
cup blue cheese dressing
1/2
cup finely chopped red onion
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
lb boneless top round steak
1
tablespoon garlic pepper
1/4
cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 Pour pasta (from Suddenly Salad box) into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together seasoning (from Suddenly Salad box) and blue cheese dressing. Add cooked pasta, onion and black beans until well blended. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat gas or charcoal grill. Rub steak on both sides with garlic pepper. Place steak on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook steak about 6 minutes on each side or until meat thermometer inserted in center of steak reads 140°F.
  • 4 To serve, place pasta salad on large serving platter. Cut steak into thin slices; arrange over pasta salad. Sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    700
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    950mg
    950%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    75g
    75%
    (Dietary Fiber
    13g
    13%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    43g
    43%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    5 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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