Flank Steak Tacos Recipe

Steak night or taco night? What about steak night AND taco night?
  • Ready in: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
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  • Servings: 6 servings

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  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup tequila or reduced sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 (1½ pound) beef flank steak
  • ½ cup creamy ranch dressing
  • 1 (10 ounce) package broccoli slaw mix
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced, optional
  • ½ cup crumbled queso fresco cheese, optional
  • 12-18 (6-inch) flour or corn tortillas, warmed

cooking methods

  • Grill


  1. In a gallon freezer bag, combine first 4 ingredients and 2½ tablespoons Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning. Add steak; seal well and toss to coat. Refrigerate 2 hours or up to overnight.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine ranch dressing and remaining 1¼ tablespoons Mom's Favorite Taco Seasoning. Add broccoli slaw, peppers and cheese, if desired. Toss to coat.
  3. Prepare grill to medium heat. Remove steak from marinade; discard bag with marinade. Place steak on grill. Grill, turning once, until desired doneness is reached on an instant-read food thermometer (145°F for medium-rare; 160°F for medium), about 16-20 minutes.
  4. Remove steak from grill. Let stand 5 minutes. Thinly slice across the grain. Place in warmed tortillas and top with broccoli slaw.
Serve with Tex-Mex Corn & Tomato Salad

Wine Pairing: Red Blend

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 2.

For remix Steak Nachos recipe: Place 2 servings leftover sliced steak in a storage container. Refrigerate up to 2 days.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories 520
Fat: 28g
Sodium: 1,390mg
Carbs: 33g
Fiber: 3g
Sugar: 2g
Protein: 30g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Steak Tacos Ever! ❤️ These Flank Steak Tacos are super easy and packed with flavor!
Date published: 2020-05-05
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