Balsamic Grilled Steak Salad With Peaches

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Hey there, salad lovers! Want to elevate your greens game to legendary status? Picture this: tender grilled steak meets sticky-sweet peaches in a salad that’s bursting with flavor! Our grilled steak salad is a match made in heaven, combining savory steak with juicy peaches for a taste bud extravaganza. Peppery arugula serves as the perfect bed for this culinary masterpiece, while crumbled tangy blue cheese adds that extra oomph. And guess what? It’s ready in under an hour, making it ideal for any occasion, whether it’s a cozy date night or a laid-back summer dinner.

Now, let’s talk about the dressing. With just four ingredients—olive oil, lemon, salt, and pepper—it couldn’t be simpler. Since our star players are the balsamic grilled steak and sweet peaches, we keep the dressing light and easy. But hey, if you’ve got a sweet tooth, a drizzle of honey will take it to the next level!

No grill? No worries! A grill pan works just as well for cooking up that delicious balsamic grilled steak.

Balsamic Grilled Steak Salad With Peaches

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 4


  • 1 pound skirt steak trimmed of fat
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 6 cups baby arugula
  • 2 ripe peaches thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese or feta


  • In a large resealable plastic bag or baking dish, mix together the steak, vinegar, garlic, and brown sugar. Let it marinate for 20 minutes at room temperature.
  • Heat up your grill or grill pan over high heat. Take the steak out of the marinade, coat it with vegetable oil, and season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Grill to your preferred doneness, about 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Allow it to rest for 5 to 10 minutes, then slice against the grain.
  • Whip up the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and lemon juice, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Assemble the salad: In a large serving bowl, toss together the arugula, peaches, blue cheese or feta, and steak slices. Drizzle with the dressing and give it a gentle toss. Enjoy your flavor-packed masterpiece!

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