Steak and Watermelon Salad - Certified Hereford Beef

Steak and Watermelon Salad

Combine the sweetness of watermelon with a savory, grilled steak to send this salad to the top of your lunch rotation!

Cook Time 90M
Protein 29G
Servings 4
Steak and Watermelon Salad

Helpful Hereford Tips

The best way to know if your meat is fully cooked is to check the internal temperature with an instant-read thermometer.

Nutritional Information




9% DV


13% DV


14% DV


21% DV


1 pound Certified Hereford Beef top sirloin steak steak

1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons reduced-fat or regular balsamic vinaigrette, divided

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 to 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided

1 cup grape tomatoes

Salt and pepper

1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach

1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese

6 watermelon wedges

1/4 cup sunflower seeds or toasted chopped walnuts (optional)


  • Place steaks in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals; arrange watermelon slices around steak. Grill steaks, covered, 11 to 15 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 13 to 16 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Grill watermelon 2 to 4 minutes or until grill marks form, turning once.

  • Once cooked, carve steaks into slices.  Season beef and watermelon with salt and pepper, as desired. Combine arugula and dressing in large bowl; toss to coat. Divide arugula among four serving plates. Arrange beef and watermelon on salad; top evenly with tomatoes, onion and cheese.

About Top Sirloin Steak

This lean steak is versatile, juicy, tender and flavorful.

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