Flank Steak Tacos with Slaw

Flank Steak Tacos with SlawRecipe
Photo: Stephen Devries; Styling: Cindy Barr
We love the color and slightly bitter edge of radicchio in Flank Steak Tacos with Slaw, but feel free to sub shredded green cabbage for a milder flavor.


Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tacos)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 281
Fat 9.8 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 4.2 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 21.6 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 5.9 g
Cholesterol 53 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Sodium 391 mg
Calcium 58 mg


Cooking spray
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1 (12-ounce) flank steak, trimmed
1 red bell pepper
1 yellow bell pepper
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon honey mustard
1 cup julienne-cut jicama
1 cup thinly sliced radicchio
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
8 corn tortillas
1 small lime, cut into 8 wedges


1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Combine chili powder, sugar, cumin, cocoa, and 3/8 teaspoon salt; rub spice mixture evenly over steak. Add steak to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 10 minutes; cut across the grain into thin slices. Cut bell peppers into quarters; discard seeds and membranes. Add bell peppers to pan; cook for 4 minutes on each side. Cut into thin slices.

2. Combine remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, vinegar, oil, and mustard in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add jicama, radicchio, and cilantro to bowl; toss to coat.

3. Heat tortillas in grill pan coated with cooking spray 30 seconds or until lightly charred. Divide beef, bell peppers, and jicama mixture evenly among tortillas; serve with lime wedges.


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