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Black and Blue Pasta Salad with Steak

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

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

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • A great salad to pack along for a picnic or pre-game party. Serve with your favorite brew.
  • Sprinkle with French-fried onions for extra flavor and crunch.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
700
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
950mg
40%
Potassium
740mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
75g
25%
Dietary Fiber
13g
52%
Sugars
2g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
40%
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 Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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