Steak and Charred Vegetable Tacos

Steak-and-Charred-Vegetable-Tacos

Steak and Charred Vegetable Tacos
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chipotle chile powder
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced and divided
  • 1 (1-pound) skirt steak, trimmed and chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1/2 pound plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 red bell pepper, halved and seeded
  • 5/8 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
Instructions
  1. Combine 1 tablespoon canola oil, lime juice, brown sugar, chile powder, and 1 minced garlic clove in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add steak; seal and toss to coat. Marinate at room temperature 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush the remaining 1 tablespoon canola oil over onion slices, tomatoes, and bell pepper. Arrange the vegetables in pan; cook for 4 minutes on each side or until charred and softened.
  3. Combine tomato, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining garlic clove in a food processor or mini chopper; pulse until almost pureed. Place tomato mixture in a medium bowl. Coarsely chop onion and bell pepper; add to bowl. Stir in oregano and black pepper.
  4. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steak mixture to pan; cook for 6 minutes or until done, stirring frequently. Stir in remaining 3/8 teaspoon salt.
  5. Heat tortillas according to the package directions. Arrange about 1 1/2 ounces steak on each tortilla; top each tortilla with about 2 tablespoons salsa and 1 1/2 teaspoons sour cream.

 

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