1 medium red or green pear, cored, cut into 16 wedges
¼ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
¼ cup crumbled goat cheese (optional)
Honey Mustard Dressing:
½ cup prepared honey mustard
2 to 3 Tbsp water
1 ½ tsp olive oil
1 tsp white wine vinegar
¼ tsp coarse grind black pepper
1/8 tsp salt
Season beef steaks with 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place steaks in skillet; cook 7 to 9 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally.
Meanwhile whisk Honey Mustard Dressing ingredients in small bowl until well blended. Set aside. Divide greens evenly among 4 plates. Top evenly with pear wedges and dried cranberries.
Carve steaks into thin slices; season with salt as desired. Divide steak slices evenly over salads. Top each salad evenly with dressing, pecans and goat cheese, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.
Cook’s Tip: To toast pecans, spread in single layer on metal baking sheet. Bake in 350°F oven 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. (Watch carefully to prevent burning.) Set aside to cool.
Nutrition information per serving: 321 calories; 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 67 mg cholesterol; 434 mg sodium; 21 g carbohydrate; 3.3 g fiber; 26 g protein; 7.6 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 1.4 mcg vitamin B12; 2.4 mg iron; 30.0 mcg selenium; 5.1 mg zinc.
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
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