Steak Tacos with Avocado Salsa

A cool avocado salsa complements hot slices of marinated beef.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
medium limes
1
tablespoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
lb beef flank steak, trimmed of fat
1
cup chopped plum (Roma) tomatoes (about 2 medium)
1/4
cup chopped red onion
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
1/8
teaspoon salt
8
white corn tortillas (6 inch)
  • 1 Squeeze limes into measuring cup; reserve 1 tablespoon juice for the salsa. In heavy-duty resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix remaining lime juice (about 1/4 cup), the cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt, the pepper and garlic. Add beef; seal bag and turn to coat beef. Refrigerate 1 hour to marinate, turning occasionally.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix tomatoes, onion, avocado, reserved 1 tablespoon lime juice and 1/8 teaspoon salt; toss to coat.
  • 3 Set oven control to broil. Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Place beef on rack in broiler pan. Broil with top 4 to 6 inches from heat 10 to 15 minutes or until desired doneness, turning once. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut diagonally across grain into very thin slices.
  • 4 Warm tortillas as directed on package. Divide steak strips among tortillas; top each with about 1/4 cup avocado salsa; fold in half.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    37g
    37%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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