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Bella Asada Summer Salad

Ingredients

Mango Salsa 

  • 1 avocado (use at the end)
  • 1 Large Mango Finely Chopped 
  • ¼ Yellow or Red Onion 
  • 1 Large Jalapeño seeded and finely diced 
  • 1½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Cumin
  • Lime Juice From a Full Lime
  • Lime Zest
  • 3 Tablespoons Cilantro finely chopped 
  • 1 Jar Bella Sun Lucci Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 Chipotle Pepper Puréed 
  • 1½ Tablespoon Olive Oil From Bella Sun Luci Tomatoes

Steak

  • 16 oz Flank Steak 
  • Bella Sun Luci Carne Asada Marinade 



Lemon Vinaigrette 

 

  • ½ Teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 
  • ½ Teaspoon Dijon mustard 
  • ¼ Teaspoon fine sea salt, or to taste 
  • 1 Teaspoon honey 
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons Bella Sun Luci Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Marinade the steak for 14 hours, or overnight in Bella Sun Luci Carne Asada Marinade. 
  2. Combine all salsa ingredients in a large bowl. 
  3. Prepare the lemon vinaigrette by mixing all vinaigrette ingredients in a seperate bowl. 
  4. Grill the steak.
  5. Plate fresh greens, lightly drizzle with the lemon vinaigrette. 
  6. Place sliced steak over the greens, and top with mango salsa. 
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