Balsamic Maple Steak Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 24 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 medium steaks of choice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 5 tablespoons balsamic vinegar divided
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos


  • In a large reseal able bag, place steaks, olive oil, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, maple syrup and garlic. Mix well and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Heat grill to medium-high heat. Place steaks on grill and cook for 7 minutes on each side, until steak reaches desired level of doneness. Allow steak to cool, then chop.
  • In a large bowl, mix the steak with the lettuce, carrot and avocados.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the remaining balsamic vinegar, avocado oil and coconut aminos together, pour over the salad, toss and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus.
NUTRITION: 428 Calories; 35g Fat (72.4% calories from fat); 19g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 68mg Cholesterol; 71mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 5 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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