Warm Fajita Rice Salad

Warm Fajita Rice Salad Recipe

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3/4 lb
beef top round steaks, cut 1" thick
1/4 c
fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp
garlic salt
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
coarsely ground pepper
3/4 c
long grain rice, cooked
1 can(s)
1 can(s)
black olives
1 c
cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 c
red onion, sliced
2 Tbsp
chopped cilantro
head of lettuce, shredded


1/3 c
picante sauce
1/4 c
italian dressing
1 tsp
lime juice

How to Make Warm Fajita Rice Salad


  • 1Picante Dressing: Place picante sauce, Italian dressing and lime juice in jar with tight-fitting cover. Shake well.
  • 2Place beef in plastic bag or shallow dish.
  • 3Combine lime juice, garlic salt, cumin and pepper; pour over steak.
  • 4Seal bag, or cover dish. Refrigerate 2-4 hours, turning once or twice.
  • 5Remove steak from marinade.
  • 6Broil steak on rack in broiler pan 3-4" from
    source of heat, 8-10 minutes for medium-rare, turning once.
  • 7Combine warm rice, corn, olives, tomatoes, onion rings and cilantro in bowl.
  • 8Pour half the Picante Dressing over top; toss gently.
  • 9Place lettuce on platter; top with rice mixture.
  • 10Slice steak diagonally across grain into thin slices.
  • 11Place slices on top of rice.
  • 12Drizzle with remaining dressing.
  • 13Sprinkle with remaining cilantro. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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About Warm Fajita Rice Salad

Course/Dish: Beef Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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