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Easy Steak Salad with Spinach and Mushrooms

Juicy sirloin steak is soaked in a flavorful lemon balsamic marinade and combined with mushrooms, tomatoes and salad greens in this Easy Steak Salad recipe.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef salad, salad ideas for dinner, steak salad dressing
Servings: 4
Calories: 424kcal


  • Stove


For the Steak & Marinade

  • 1 pound sirloin steak
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

For the Mushrooms

For the Tomatoes & Salad Greens


  • Place steak in a large bowl or a large ziploc bag.
  • In a separate mixing bowl combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt and pepper; reserve about ¼-cup of the marinade and set it aside for later to use as salad dressing.
  • Pour the rest of the marinade over the steak; cover and let marinate for at least 30 minutes on the counter, or up to 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  • In the meantime, work on the mushrooms: Set a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, add butter and let it melt.
  • Stir in thyme and rosemary, then stir in the mushrooms; cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender.
  • Remove mushrooms from skillet and set aside.
  • Return skillet to the burner and increase heat to high.
  • When skillet is hot, remove steak from marinade, shake off excess liquid, and transfer steak to the hot skillet; cook for 4 minutes, then turn it over and continue to cook for 4 to 6 more minutes, or until internal temperature of the steak registers at 125˚F to 135˚F.
  • Remove steak from skillet and transfer to a cutting board; let sit for 5 to 8 minutes before slicing the steak.
  • Meanwhile, arrange baby spinach leaves and shredded lettuce on a long serving platter or in a large salad bowl.
  • Add tomatoes and mushrooms to the salad.
  • Cut steak across the grain into ¼-inch thick slices.
  • Add slices of steak to the salad.
  • Top with red onions and reserved dressing/marinade.
  • Sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese and serve!


Calories: 424kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 774mg | Potassium: 1269mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 5393IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 265mg | Iron: 5mg