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!
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Over the years I have probably tried all the tricks to get my kids to eat their dinner.
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.
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.
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).
- 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
- 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
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 530 Total Fat: 19g Saturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 10g Cholesterol: 121mg Sodium: 733mg Carbohydrates: 42g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 15g Protein: 50g
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