Today is the day we’ve been waiting for – not only is it Taco Tuesday, but it’s also National Taco Day! Go out and celebrate or cook this healthy option at home! Steak lovers are in for a treat with these tasty tacos made with seasoned beef, sautéed peppers and onions, and fresh cilantro.
Steak Tacos with Red Peppers and Onions
Total Time: 28 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 13 min.
Yield: 4 servings, 2 tacos each
1 lb. raw beef flank (or round) steak
1 tsp. chili powder
Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
1 tsp. olive oil
1 medium red onion, coarsely chopped
1 medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas, warm
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp. coarsely chopped fresh cilantro (or Italian parsley)
1. Rub steak with chili powder and salt and pepper (if desired).
2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
3. Add steak; cook for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, or until it reaches desired degree of doneness. Remove from heat.
4. Cover steak with aluminum foil; let rest for 5 minutes.
5. Add onion and bell pepper to skillet; cook on medium heat, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Remove from heat.
6. Cut steak against the grain into thin slices.
7. Top tortillas evenly with beef, onion mixture, and lime juice; garnish with cilantro.
8. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts (per Serving):
Carbohydrates: 27g (Fiber 4g; Sugars: 3g)