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Steak and Roasted Vegetable Salad

Recipe Type

Have you ever grilled salad?




  • 4 ears sweet corn, husk and silk removed
  • 4 small to medium yellow squash; quartered lengthwise
  • 4 small zucchini; quartered lengthwise
  • 2 large red bell peppers
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 ounces Parmesan
  • 2 - 10 ounce flank steaks


Avocado Ranch Dressing 

  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons low fat mayo
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • ½ teaspoon dried chives
  • ½ teaspoon  dried onion
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • Back pepper
  • ½ cup 1% milk


Make the dressing. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Transfer to a bowl and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Wash vegetables and then cut into grill friendly portions Snap off fibrous ends of asparagus. Core and then quarter red bell pepper. Slice onion into thick rings. Cut zucchini and yellow squash into quarters.

Grill vegetables until they are charred and softened

Season the steak with salt, pepper and other spices to your preference. Grill to your choice of doneness. Remove from heat and rest while preparing veggies.

Chop the vegetables into bite-sized chunks and slice the corn off the cob. Slice the steak into strips

Assemble a mix of vegetables in a bowl and top with dressing. Finish by adding steak to the top of the salad

Dietary and Nutrition


Asparagus, as well as the other vegetables in this recipe, is packed full of fiber that can keep you fuller longer, and help with your digestive system. 

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What Color is Your Food? (FN595, Revised Jan. 2022)

People need different amounts of fruits and vegetables depending on heir age, gender and amount of daily physical activity.

FOCUS ON FRUITS & VEGETABLES: Try Adding Some Fruits and Vegetables to Your Grilling Menu (FN1856, Reviewed April 2022)

Summer is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and have healthful, flavorful meals. Fruits and vegetables add color, texture, flavor and nutrition without adding many calories.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.