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Cafe Rio Steak Salad Recipe

This Steak Salad tastes just like the real deal! It's the perfect restaurant recipe to enjoy from the comfort of your own home - no take out necessary!
Prep Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cafe rio, salad, steak, steak salad
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 741kcal


  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup cilantro lime rice (see recipe)
  • 2 cups black beans (see recipe)
  • 2 lbs steak (see recipe)
  • 1 bunch romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup pico de gallo (see recipe)
  • 1 cup guacamole (see recipe)
  • ½ cup sour cream for topping
  • 2 Tablespoons parmesan cheese for topping (can use Cojita)
  • 1 cup tortilla strips for topping
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • cilantro lime dressing (see recipe)


  • Take one flour tortilla and place on the bottom of bowl or plate.
  • Top with rice, then beans, and then the steak.
  • Add romaine lettuce.
  • Top with pico, guacamole, and sour cream.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, tortilla strips, and cilantro.
  • Serve with cilantro lime dressing.


his recipe is about 5 recipes in one, but it is well worth it. We like to make it in bulk and serve it at get-togethers and family functions.These feed a crowd, so this is perfect for family reunions, Sunday dinners, etc. 


Calories: 741kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 614mg | Potassium: 925mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 456IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 5mg