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10 Recipes Starring Your Steak Leftovers

A Salad Topper Extraordinaire
Steak is a great protein to add to your salad.
Steak is a great protein to add to your salad.

You may not consider steak the best meat to use as a salad topper, but it's delicious and filling, too. It also brings out the subtle flavors of those expensive mixed greens you love. This is an effective way to get quite a bit of mileage out of a small piece of steak. If you're making a meatless main dish like mac and cheese or beans and rice, then a few long, thin, julienned steak slices will almost guarantee maximum attention and appreciation for the salad course. This may turn out to be a first at your house. It would be a shame to dress up a salad with steak and not add a few other fab ingredients like:

  • croutons
  • chopped egg
  • sweet onion
  • slivered almonds
  • sliced mushrooms
  • fresh spinach
  • chick peas
  • green pepper