Light Tacos

Light Tacos

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 8 min 18 min 1
Scheduled for:
Lunch on Sunday

Ingredients for 1

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1/8 avocado(s) Avocado (peeled, pitted, thinly sliced, for salsa)
146 gm Beef, flank, lean
1/8 cup Beer, light (4% alcohol) (preferably lager)
0.04 tsp Black pepper (to taste)
1/4 tsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped, for salsa)
1/2 clove(s) Garlic (halved, smashed, divided)
1/8 stalk(s) Green onion, scallion, ramp (thinly sliced, for salsa)
1/8 head Lettuce, butterhead (Boston) (leaves separated, for salsa)
1/8 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh) (for salsa)
1/8 medium Orange (unpeeled, thinly sliced, divided)
0.04 tsp Salt (to taste)
1/10 pepper(s) Serrano pepper (seeded, minced, for salsa)
0.05 cup Soy sauce, low sodium (for salsa)
1/10 medium Yellow onion (peeled, thinly sliced, divided)


To prepare the steak:
Scatter half the orange slices, half the onion slices, and half the garlic pieces on the bottom of a glass dish large enough to hold the flank steak. Sprinkle the flank steak all over with salt and pepper and place in the prepared baking dish. Scatter the remaining oranges, onions, and garlic over the flank steak and pour the beer over. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand for 1 hour at room temperature or overnight in the fridge.

Place a grill pan over medium-high heat or preheat a gas or charcoal grill.

Remove the meat from the marinade. Discard the marinade. Grill the steak to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let the steak rest for 10 minutes. Transfer the grilled flank steak to a cutting board and cut crosswise into strips.

To prepare the salsa:
In a small bowl mix together the salsa ingredients.

To assemble: Using the butter lettuce leaves, make tacos using slices of flank steak and avocados. Drizzle with the salsa.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 318
Calories from fat 142
Calories from saturated fat 50
Total Fat 15.8 g
Saturated Fat 5.5 g
Trans Fat 0.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.5 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Sodium 588 mg
Potassium 759 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8.5 g
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
Sugars 2.8 g
Protein 34 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Meat 1.6
Vegetables 0.8

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