Steak Salad With Bacon, Crispy Potatoes, and Blue Cheese Dressing

Photo: psfreeman

If you don’t have buttermilk, you can substitute 3 tablespoons plain yogurt thinned with 1 tablespoon milk. Recipe by Dawn Perry, August 2011. From the Real Simple website:

Yield: 4 servings
Community Recipe from

Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Cook Time:


  • 4 ounce(s) sliced bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 8 ounce(s) Yukon gold or fingerling potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon(s) canola oil
  • 1 1/2 pound(s) sirloin steak (1 inch thick)
  • 3 ounce(s) blue cheese (such as Stilton or Roquefort), crumbled (3/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup(s) sour cream
  • 1/4 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon(s) red wine vinegar
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • 1 head(s) romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (about 8 cups)


  1. 1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  2. 2. Add the potatoes to the bacon drippings, season with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper, and increase heat to medium-high. Cook, tossing occasionally, until browned and tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer to the paper towel-lined plate.
  3. 3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a second large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the steak with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper and cook 5 to 7 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest at least 5 minutes before slicing.
  4. 4. In a small bowl, mix together the blue cheese, sour cream, buttermilk, vinegar, scallion, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Divide the lettuce among plates, top with the steak, bacon, and potatoes, and drizzle with the dressing.
July 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psfreeman and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Steak Salad With Bacon, Crispy Potatoes, and Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe at a Glance
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy