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Spice-Rubbed Flank Steak and Portobello Salad

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
20 min
15 min
For an extra-flavourful salad, try searing the steak in a very hot, nonstick pan for 30 seconds on each side. This will create a crisp caramelised crust.


dried basil

1 Tbsp

dried oregano

1 Tbsp

lemon pepper

2 tsp

uncooked lean flank steak

1 pound(s)

garlic clove(s)

1 clove(s), medium, sliced

olive oil

2 tsp

sherry cooking wine

2 Tbsp, divided

portobello mushroom(s)

14 small, baby, quartered, (1 1/2 cups)

fresh tomato(es)

8 small, (cherry or grape tomatoes )

romaine lettuce

2 head(s), cut into 1/2-inch wide strips

uncooked scallion(s)

½ cup(s), chopped

fat-free balsamic vinaigrette dressing

¼ cup(s)


  1. Combine basil, oregano and lemon pepper in a medium bowl. Rub both sides of steak with garlic and oil; dredge in spice mixture until well-coated.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tablespoon sherry and cook steak about 5 minutes per side. Remove and transfer to a cutting board; let rest 5 minutes before slicing crosswise into 8 thin slices.
  3. While steak is resting, add remaining tablespoon sherry to pan. Add mushrooms and tomatoes and stir-fry about 1 minute.
  4. Toss lettuce, scallions, mushrooms and tomatoes with vinaigrette.
  5. Divide salad mixture between four plates. Top with steak. Yields about 1 1/2 cups salad and 2 slices steak per serving.

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