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T his linky party is the perfect place to show off your creativity! Share your blog posts, for a chance to be featured next month!     WELCOME to the August 2022  " You're the Star " Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog: Keep cool during these last few weeks of summer with my delicious 3-Ingredient No Churn Ice Cream ! ___________________________ WELCOME to  HOME feature week of the August 2022  " You're the STAR " blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts   This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs: Bev from Eclectic Red Barn Cindy from Mom, the Lunch Lady Niki from Life as a LEO Wife This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU! There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month.   The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:

Steak and Potato Salad

Grilled Creamer potatoes are tossed with tender juicy steak and greens, in this delicious entree salad.

That's why I've totally fallen in love with these BBQ Ready kits. Since I usually make my own foil packets for potatoes, I love that I can skip a few steps, with these BBQ Ready kits.

I am not a steak eater, but decided to treat the family. We love potato salad, but I wanted to create something that could pass as a main dish. Paired with tender juicy steak and greens, this salad is a great and simple weeknight meal.

Steak and Potato Salad

1 BBQ Ready Potato Kit 
1 (6-7oz) steak (I used cross rib steak)
2 C green leaf lettuce, washed and chopped
1/2 C balsamic vinegar
3 Tbs honey
pinch of salt and black pepper
3 Tbs olive oil
chopped green onion for garnish

Preheat grill.

Prepare the potatoes according to package directions. Once cooked, remove from grill to cool slightly.

Season steak with desired seasonings (ours came pre seasoned). When potatoes have 20 minutes of cooking time remaining, grill the steak to desired doneness. I like Medium-Well so I cooked my steak for 5 minutes on the first side, and for 8-10 minutes on the second side. Remove from grill and let rest 10 minutes.

Place 1 C of lettuce onto a serving platter. Once steak has rested, thinly slice against the grain and place in a large bowl. Add in c Creamer potatoes, slicing larger ones in half. Add 1 C of chopped green lettuce, to the steak and potatoes. Toss with 1/2 of the dressing. Place dressed greens, potatoes and steak onto the lettuce on the platter and drizzle with remaining dressing. Sprinkle with green onion and serve.

Dressing: in a small skillet, bring the balsamic vinegar and honey to a boil. Simmer until reduced by half. Remove from heat and whisk in 3 Tbs olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle over salad.


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