Grilled Tri-tip Steak Salad

Serves 8 | 

Try this flavorful and easy steak salad for dinner tonight!

Ingredients:

For Steak:
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tri-tip roast
4 tablespoons kosher salt
For Salad/Dressing:
12 cherry tomatoes, (halved)
4 cloves garlic, (smashed)
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, (grated, more for topping)
6 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 lb Romaine lettuce, (chopped)
1 cup olive oil
Ground black pepper, (to taste)
1 teaspoon kosher salt, (more to taste)
1 teaspoon tarragon

Directions:

  1. Combine ground black pepper, garlic powder and kosher salt in a small bowl.
  2. Coat roast with seasoning evenly.
  3. Heat grill to high. Once hot, sear the tri-tip on each side for a minute or two. Reduce heat, cook 3-5 minutes per side. Remove from the grill and let sit for at least 10 minutes.
  4. As the steak is resting, place garlic cloves and kosher salt in a blender and pulse until minced.
  5. Add Parmesan cheese, tarragon and lemon juice to blender and mix.
  6. Pour a small amount of olive oil into blender, mix together and repeat until olive oil is gone.
  7. Season with ground black pepper and more kosher salt if needed.
  8. Place chopped Romaine lettuce in a salad bowl, drizzle dressing over top and toss together.
  9. Top salad with grilled tri-tip and Parmesan chees.