Treviso, Fig & Pear Steak Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 2 hr.
This tasty steak salad blends spicy Treviso radicchio with the sweetness of pear and figs.


  • 1 beef top sirloin steak, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1 pound)
  • 1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup light balsamic vinaigrette, divided
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 large heads Treviso radicchio, cut lengthwise in half
  • 6 fresh figs, stems removed, cut in half
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 ripe Bartlett pear, cored, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbs coarsely chopped pistachio nuts


  • Place beef steak, 1/3 cup vinaigrette and pepper in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours, turning once.
  • Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Brush radicchio and figs lightly with oil. Place steak in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals; arrange radicchio and figs around steak. Grill steak, uncovered, 13 to 16 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 8 to 13 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Grill radicchio 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 6 to 8 minutes ) and figs 5 to 7 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 3 to 6 minutes) or until radicchio is tender and figs soften and begin to brown, turning occasionally.
  • Carve steak into thin slices. Remove and discard cores from radicchio; coarsely chop. Season beef and radicchio with salt, as desired. Arrange radicchio, steak, figs, and pear slices on platter; top with remaining 1/4 cup vinaigrette and pistachios.

Substitution Tip: Two heads regular red-leaved radicchio may be substituted for Treviso radicchio. Grilling time remains the same.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 370
  Calories from Fat 125 (34%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(15%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(16%)Cholesterol 49mg
(17%)Sodium 407mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 32g
(23%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(60%)Protein 30g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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