Flank Steak Tacos with Avocado Lime Salsa

By ryanmmurano

To stay heart-healthy, opt for a low-fat option such as lean meat found in this recipe.

Flank Steak Tacos with Avocado Lime Salsa
  • STEAK:

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons grated lime rind

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed

  • Cooking spray

  • SALSA:

  • 1 cup diced peeled avocado

  • 3/4 cup finely chopped tomato

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped Vidalia or other sweet onion

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)

  • Remaining ingredients:

  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas

  • 2 cups very thinly sliced green cabbage (or lettuce)

  1. To prepare steak, combine chili powder, grated lime rind, salt, chipotle chile powder and black pepper in a small bowl. Score a diamond pattern on both sides of steak. Rub chili powder mixture evenly over steak. Cover and chill 1 hour.

  2. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

  3. Place steak on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices.

  4. To prepare salsa, combine avocado, tomato, onion, cilantro, lime rind, lime juice, salt and hot sauce in a medium bowl.

  5. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon steak mixture evenly over each of 8 tortillas. Top each taco with 1/4 cup salsa and 1/4 cup cabbage/lettuce.

Nutritional Facts

Calories - 353
Carbohydrates - 27.7g
Saturated Fat - 4.3g
Protein - 27.9g
Sodium - 593mg
Dietary Fiber - 6.8g

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