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MEXICAN STEAK SOFT TACOS

Mexican Steak Soft Tacos -- Use leftover steak slices or grill your favorite cut for this version of the taco featuring a garlicky, lime sour cream.

Use leftover steak slices or grill your favorite cut for this version of the taco featuring a garlicky, lime sour cream.

  • Total Recipe Time: 15 to 20 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 12 ounces grilled beef steak, cut into slices
  2. 1/2 cup sour cream
  3. 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  4. 1 clove garlic, minced
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  7. 1/2 cup drained canned black beans
  8. 1/2 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
  9. 3 cups thinly sliced romaine lettuce
  10. 4 medium whole wheat or flour tortillas (8 to 10-inch diameter)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MEXICAN STEAK SOFT TACOS

  1. Combine sour cream, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper in small bowl.
  2. Spread each tortilla evenly with sour cream mixture leaving 1/2-inch border around edge. Top with black beans; place steak slices on 1 side of each tortilla. Top with tomatoes and lettuce. Fold tortillas in half to serve.Recipe adapted from and photo as seen in The Healthy Beef Cookbook, published by John Wiley & Sons

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION FOR MEXICAN STEAK SOFT TACOS

Nutrition information per serving, using top sirloin steak: 326 calories; 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 64 mg cholesterol; 505 mg sodium; 30 g carbohydrate; 4.7 g fiber; 32 g protein; 8.5 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 3.3 mg iron; 30.7 mcg selenium; 5.5 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and iron.

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