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Recipe: steak tacos and chipotle cream

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steak tacos and chipotle cream


  • 1 flank or top round steak, cut approsimately 1-inch thick
  • 2 bell peppers, cut into quarters
  • 1 medium onion, cut crosswise into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 small flour tortillas, warmed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from cannded chipotle peppers


  1. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl.
  2. Place steak and marinade in sealable plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Refrigerate 6 hours to overnight, turning occasionally.
  3. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Brush bell peppers and onion lightly with oil; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Place steak and vegetables on rack in broiler pan so surface is 2-3 inches from heat. Broil flank steak 13-18 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning once. Broil peppers and onion 13-15 minutes, or until crisp-tender, turning once.
  4. Cut vegetables into thin strips; combine. Carve steak across the grain into thin slices. Serve with Chiptole Cream.

    For Chipotle Cream: Combine sour cream, cilantro and adobo sauce. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Info per serving: (1 serving, 10 oz.) 562 calories; 30 g fat (8 g saturated fat; 17 g monounsaturated fat); 69 mg cholesterol; 688 mg sodium; 43 g carbohydrate; 4.6 g fiber; 31 g protein; 5 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 1.8 mcg vitamin B12; 5.1 mg iron; 35.8 mcg selenium; 3.5 mg zinc.