Steakhouse Pasta Salad Recipe


Picnic season is too short to make a Pasta Salad that looks and tastes like an afterthought. This Steakhouse Pasta Salad tossed with Dreamfield’s Penne Rigate is tangy, fresh and will make you rethink everything you know about Pasta Salad. So don’t say I didn’t warn you – this one’s a show stealer!

Ingredients for Steakhouse Pasta Salad:
1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate
3/4 to 1 pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 1-inch thick (see note)
salt and pepper
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup Lemon Vinaigrette (or store-bought vinaigrette)
1-1/2 cups halved grape or cherry tomatoes
2 to 3 cups arugula

Makes 6-8 servings. Leftover grilled or broiled beef steak, cut into thin strips, can be substituted for grilled or pan-broiled boneless beef top sirloin. Watch the Steakhouse Pasta Salad Video for added instruction and entertainment.

Steakhouse Pasta Salad Recipe Video


1) Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water until completely cooled; drain again. Place in large bowl.

2) Meanwhile, heat grill, grill pan or large skillet over medium until hot. Season steak with salt and pepper as desired. Cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning occasionally, for medium rare/medium (or cook to desired temperature). Remove steak from heat; allow to stand 10 minutes, then carve into thin strips.

3) Add blue cheese to vinaigrette; stir until dressing begins to look creamy, breaking up some of crumbles.

5) Toss pasta with tomatoes, then arugula. Add dressing and toss to coat. Top with steak slices and toss. Serve immediately.

SSteakhouse Pasta Salad Recipe Video
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Dreamfields Pasta

Dreamfields Pasta has fewer digestible carbs and the same high fiber as whole wheat pasta so it can help you manage your blood sugar.

To learn more and browse other great recipes using Dreamfields Pasta, check out the Dreamfields Pasta Website.

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7 Responses to “Steakhouse Pasta Salad Recipe”

  1. toni
    5/26/2013 at 4:16 pm #

    Made this for dinner tonight… WOW it was delish! thanks for an easy, not a second thought pasta salad :) Is there an easy way to print recipes? I don”t see a “print it” button. Thank You!

  2. Average Betty
    5/28/2013 at 9:26 am #

    So happy to hear it, Toni! I don’t have a print feature right now, but I’m investigating a solution. Many of my older recipes have this option :)

  3. toni
    5/29/2013 at 6:58 am #


  4. John Lemansky
    6/4/2013 at 3:00 pm #

    Made this over the weekend. Substituted grated Parmesan (“for the children”) and it came out great!

  5. Average Betty
    6/4/2013 at 7:56 pm #

    Awesome! Great to hear it, John!


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