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This Flank Steak Tacos Recipe are filled with fresh flavors, packed with nutrition, & only need 30 minutes! Topped with a fresh and flavorful Pineapple-Mango salsa & Cilantro-lime Sauce, this easy dinner will have your family feeling full and satisfied!

Flank Steak Tacos with Pineapple mango Salsa

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Mango and Pineapple Salsa Steak Tacos

Over the years I have probably tried all the tricks to get my kids to eat their dinner.

Bribery? Check.

Dousing it in Ranch? Check.

Threatening them? Check. 

Pretending silverware are airplanes? Uh.. Check.

Resorting to Sibling Peer Pressure? Double Check. 

But even with all of that, I have found three things that have worked the best, time and time again.

  • Make it Pretty.
  • Make it Fun.
  • Let them Help.

This Flank Steak tacos recipe totally fits the “pretty” and “fun” part!

I told my girls they were “Rainbow Tacos” and they devoured them.

I also always let my girls assemble their own tacos, which usually works like magic to get them interested in eating anything that goes on their plate.

Flank Steak Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce

Easy Flank Steak Tacos Recipe

Flank Steak is one of my favorite cuts of beef to use. It’s lean, its flavorful, its super easy to work with, its very versatile, and its fairly cheap cut to use. So much to love! It is super nutrient dense, too, what with 24 grams of high quality protein. Plus a standard 3-oz serving has over 10% of your daily intake for iron, zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Niacin, Riboflavin, choline, Selenium and Phosphorous.

Seriously, you get your money worth with this cut! To learn even more about the awesome nutrition packed into a flank steak, check out this nutrition page from Iowa Beef !

Making sure my girls get the proper nutrition they need for their growing bodies and minds is so important to me, and I never have to question what they are eating when I serve this meal.

Flank Steak Tacos 30 Minutes Tropical

These Flank Steak Tacos can be made start –> finish in about 30 minutes! They are super easy to make, too! You literally need 3 bowls and a grill (or broiler).

Also try these with easy pineapple salsa!

Food tastes better when its shared! If you try this recipe, let me know! Leave a comment and rate below!

Yield: 6 servings

Flank Steak Tacos with Pineapple-Mango Salsa and Cilantro-Lime Sauce

Flank Steak Tacos with Pineapple mango Salsa

These Flank Steak Tacos are filled with fresh flavors, packed with nutrition, & only take 30 minutes from start to finish! 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes



  • 2 lb flank steak
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 TBSP brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 TBSP soy sauce

*Pineapple-Mango Salsa

  • 1 cup chopped mango
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1/4 tsp grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro

*Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 1/5 tsp honey
  • 1/4 cup salsa verde


  • 12 corn tortillas
  • shredded purple cabbage


Mix the spices and sauces into a paste and smear evenly over both sides of the flank steak.
Allow to sit and marinade while you prepare the salsa.
Toss all the ingredients together in a bowl.
Set aside while you prepare the rest of the meal.
In a food processor combine all the ingredients until smooth.
Store in the fridge until ready.
*Cooking and Assembly
Preheat your broiler or a grill to medium heat.
Cook for 5-7 minutes, and then turn over.
Cook for another 5-7 minutes, or until a cooking thermometer reads an internal temperature of 145 degrees (for medium rare).
Tent with foil for 5 minutes, and then slice thinly against the grain.
Serve the steak slices in the tortillas, topped with the purple cabbage, salsa, and the cilantro sauce.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 530Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 121mgSodium: 733mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 6gSugar: 15gProtein: 50g

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Kelly Anthony

Thursday 12th of July 2018

These tacos look like straight-up PERFECTION! They absolutely belong on next week's menu!!! YUMMMMMM!

Arman @ thebigmansworld

Saturday 20th of May 2017

These look so flavorful!

Megan @ MegUnprocessed

Friday 19th of May 2017

That salsa looks so good.


Wednesday 17th of May 2017

Love all the colours, would make a great evening meal, especially as it only takes 30 minutes to make.

Amanda | Chew Town

Tuesday 16th of May 2017

I love steak tacos! They are often overlooked in place of pulled meat or fish, but it is much quicker and easier to make steak ones instead. Love the pineapple mango salsa too.

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