Roast Beef Salad with Feta

Patrick Johnson

By
@pwjohnso

This has been one of my favorite salads for years. The feta and roast beef go amazingly well together...kind if like peanut butter and jelly...well kind of.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

4 lb
chuck roast (or your favorite roast)
2 large
red onion (one thinly sliced, one quartered)
5 large
jalapeno peppers, sliced lengthwise (seeds removed from 3 of them)
5 large
garlic cloves, smashed
1 bunch
lettuce, green leaf
1 bunch
lettuce, red leaf
2 large
tomatoes, cored and sliced
2 large
avacados, ripe and sliced
8 oz
feta cheese, crumbled
1 bottle
good italian dressing (recommend brianna's)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Liberally season all sides of the roast with salt and pepper and place in a large Dutch oven over high heat. Quickly sear all sides of roast to achieve nice brown crust.
2
Reduce heat to medium low and add enough water to to cover the bottom of the pan with about 1 inch of water.
3
Add quartered onion, smashed garlic and chopped jalapenos. Cover and simmer for 3-4 hours until roast is very tender. (check water level periodically and add as needed)
4
Once the roast is very tender, add beef bullion cubes, lightly mash up vegetables with a fork and simmer for another 30 minutes or so to reduce liquid to one half (i.e. reduce until there is about 1/2 ince of liquid in the bottom of pan)
5
Wash and shred lettuce. Divide equally among serving plates.
6
Arrange avacado, onion slices and tomoato slices on top of lettuce mixture.
7
Once the liquid has reduced, remove from heat and transfer roast to a large bowl. With two forks, shred the beef entirely.
8
Place equal portions of shredded beef on top of salad mixture and add crumbled feta cheese.
9
Mix 2 parts Italian dressing with 1 part cooking liquid and dress salads with the mixture.
10
Serve with warm crusty bread or just plain saltine crackers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Salads
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #feta, #roast beef