The $26 Way to Cook a $200 Steak Dinner
Here's how to have a blowout meal without blowing your budget.
The Classic (and Affordable) Steakhouse Salad
You could round out this splurge of a meal with a salad of beefsteak tomatoes and fresh mozzarella, but you'll spend much less money if you instead opt for the traditional hunk of crisp iceberg lettuce dressed in sharp, garlicky blue-cheese dressing (which is easier to prepare, too). Cut a small head of the lettuce into four wedges and spoon about 2 tablespoons of dressing on top for an unbeatable mix of cool and creamy.
Average cost to feed 4 people: $3.70
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