Black bean quinoa salad with chipotle steak is the big salad you've always dreamed of! A complete meal to fuel you through your busiest days.
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1/4teaspoonchipotle chile powder
1/4teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
26-ounce top sirloin steaks
2tablespoonsfresh orange juice
2tablespoonsred wine vinegar
1tablespoonadobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1 1/2cupscooked quinoa
1cupunsalted black beansrinsed and drained
3/4cupchopped red bell pepper
1/4cupchopped fresh cilantro
1/4cupthinly sliced green onions
1 1/2cupsbaby spinach leaves
1ouncecrumbled feta cheeseabout 1/4 cup
1/2cupripe peeled avocadosliced
Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Combine 1 teaspoon oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, chipotle chile powder, and black pepper; rub evenly over steaks. Add steaks to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut steaks diagonally across the grain into thin slices.
Combine remaining 4 teaspoons oil, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, juice, and next 4 ingredients (through honey) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in quinoa, beans, bell pepper, cilantro, green onions, and spinach; toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta. Divide quinoa mixture evenly among 4 shallow bowls; top evenly with steak and avocado.
Black Bean Quinoa Salad with Chipotle Steak
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 832Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.