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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 364.9
  • Total Fat: 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 44.8 mg
  • Sodium: 690.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 24.0 g

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Open-Faced Steak, Pear, and Gorgonzola Sandwich

Submitted by: AMARELAVITA
Open-Faced Steak, Pear, and Gorgonzola Sandwich

Introduction

Sharp Gorgonzola cheese, sweet pears, and savory seared flank steak make a scrumptious combination. For added convenience in making this open-faced sandwich, purchase presliced onions and prewashed bagged salad greens. Sharp Gorgonzola cheese, sweet pears, and savory seared flank steak make a scrumptious combination. For added convenience in making this open-faced sandwich, purchase presliced onions and prewashed bagged salad greens.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Cooking spray
    1 pound flank steak, trimmed
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1 cup thinly sliced red onion, separated into rings (about 1/2 onion)
    2 small Bartlett pears
    3 tablespoons bottled lemon juice, divided
    2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
    1 tablespoon water
    1 teaspoon olive oil
    1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
    6 cups prewashed gourmet salad greens
    1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
    6 (2.8-ounce) Mediterranean-style white flatbread (such as Toufayan)

Directions

Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle both sides of steak with salt and pepper. Add steak to pan; cook 6 minutes. Turn steak; add onion to pan. Lightly coat onion with cooking spray. Cook steak an additional 6 minutes or until desired degree of doneness, stirring onion frequently. Transfer steak to a cutting board. Cook onion for an additional 2 minutes or until tender and lightly browned. Remove pan from heat.

Core pears; cut into thin slices. Place pears in a large bowl. Drizzle pears with 2 tablespoons lemon juice; toss well to coat. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice, vinegar, water, olive oil, and garlic in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add salad greens and cheese to pear mixture. Drizzle with oil mixture; toss to coat.

Cut steak diagonally into thin slices. Top each flatbread with about 7 slices (about 2 ounces) steak and about 1 1/3 cups salad mixture.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TGRANT16.






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  • In a word - YUM. REALLY good. I added a splash of balsamic vinegar to the dressing. LOVED IT. - 11/30/10

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  • This recipe was SOOOO delicious! My husband and I were still talking about it 2 hours after dinner was over. The flavors really meld together well and every ingredient adds another dimension to the flavor profile. We did make our own balsamic to go with it. Can't wait to have it again!! - 10/12/10

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  • My husband and I made this tonight and weren't very impressed. The pear and dressing was intriguing, but paired with the steak, cheese, and flatbread, it just didn't to it for us. Maybe it would be better reformulated as a salad? - 12/31/09

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  • WOW! A unique and DELICIOUS keeper. My only reservation was the dressing... it was just a little bland. I'll sub in my favorite balsamic dressing recipe and this will be a regular at my house! - 10/29/09

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  • Delicious recipe!! I absolutely recommend!! - 9/14/09

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