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Steak Tacos with guacamole
and garlicky broccolini

Active: 30 min Total: 30 min

We keep these steak tacos super simple by just broiling flank or skirt steak. However, when eaten with a spoonful of guacamole, they have all the flavors you'd expect of your favorite Tex-Mex dish. Our quick broccolini will also feel like a restaurant dish that's so easy to prepare at home

Ingredients

Servings:
4
Metric
Steak Tacos:
  • Flank or skirt steak - 1 1/4 lbs
  • Shallots - 1 bulb, minced
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, minced
  • Jalapenos - 1, diced
  • Cilantro - 1/4 bunch, chopped
  • Tortillas - 8
  • Avocados - 2, ripe
  • Lime - 1, juice of 1/2 and 1/2 in wedges
  • Hot sauce (opt) - ((we like Sriracha))
Garlicky Broccolini:
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, minced
  • Broccolini - 1 to 2 bunches (sub 2 broccoli crowns)
  • Water - 1 Tbsp
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Lemons - 1/2, juice of

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Servings Per Recipe 4
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Prep

  1. Steak - If making tomorrow night's meal, prep both nights' portions. Season and tenderize with salt and pepper
  2. Shallots / Garlic (for both guac and broccolini) / Jalapenos / Cilantro - Prep as directed

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Make

  1. Position top rack ~6 inches (15 cm) from broiler and preheat broiler
  2. Place steak on a foil lined sheet pan and broil on each side for ~3 minutes for medium-rare, ~4 minutes for medium, and ~5 minutes for well-done. When steak is done, take out of oven and let rest. Turn oven off, wrap tortillas in foil, and throw into the oven to warm up
  3. Place broccolini in a microwave safe container. Add water and sprinkle with some salt. Cover with a lid or wet paper towel and microwave until tender, 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes depending on thickness. (This extra step makes the broccolini saute much faster.)
  4. Chop avocados and then make guacamole by combining with shallots, half of garlic, chopped cilantro, and lime juice with salt and pepper. Season to taste with salt and hot sauce
  5. Heat a saute pan over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil and then other half of garlic to the heated oil. Add in microwaved broccolini and sprinkle with salt. Toss for another minute and then finish with squeeze of lemon juice. Season to taste with salt
  6. If making tomorrow night's dinner, save half of steak and only slice tonight's portion. Otherwise, slice it all
  7. Serve tacos with remaining lime wedges and let everyone assemble their own. Feel free to even chop up broccolini and use as taco fillings too!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (10)
Gluten-free (2)
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Paleo (0)
Vegetarian (1)

4 reviews

I thought it was tasty and good flavor however 2 of the family member says the flavor was lacking..though perhaps it's was because they didn't squirt extra lime over the taco at the end..

By: Genepher
Posted: Aug 29, 2019
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Very good. Lots of prep and not sure what the jalapeño was for? We put it in the guacamole and on the tacos but overall very delicious.

By: Guillermo
Posted: Jul 29, 2016
Diet: Gluten-free
0 Helpful

Good and easy to put together.

By: Ebony
Posted: Apr 09, 2015
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

The steak took a little longer to cook than listed, but that could be due to uneven defrosting in the microwave. Loved the addition of shallots and garlic in the guac! Threw some jalapeno in there too. Next time will add some chopped tomatoes and romaine to the tacos for a more "complete" taco experience.

By: Sundi
Posted: Oct 27, 2014
Diet: Original
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