Juicy Steak-and-Tomato Salad


This summery salad from Food & Wine’s Justin Chapple is quick and easy to pull together, and a total crowd-pleaser. It’s ideal served with his Grilled and Chilled Beef, but any leftover steak will be delicious here. Slideshow: More Tomato Salad Recipes 

Juicy Steak-and-Tomato Salad
Photo: Con Poulos
Total Time:
30 mins
4 to 6


  • 1/4 cup very finely chopped red onion

  • 1/4 cup Champagne vinegar

  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • Kosher salt

  • Pepper

  • 1 1/2 pounds cherry and medium-size heirloom tomatoes—cherry tomatoes halved, heirloom tomatoes cut into chunks

  • 1 pound leftover Grilled and Chilled Beef or other chilled steak, cut into strips

  • 2 medium avocados—peeled, pitted and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1/2 cup snipped dill

  • 1/3 cup tarragon leaves


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the red onion with the Champagne vinegar and let stand for 10 minutes. Whisk in the olive oil and Dijon mustard and season with salt and pepper. Add the tomatoes, beef and avocados and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper and toss again. Fold in the dill and tarragon and serve right away.

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