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Grilled Steak & Onion Tacos

 
Grilled Steak & Onion Tacos
Image © Taste of Home
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
 
One serving costs about $3.02 One serving costs about $3.02

$3.02 per serving

79 people like this recipe

79 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

spoonacular Score:97%

Spoonacular Score: 97%

 

Grilled Steak & Onion Tacos might be just the Mexican recipe you are searching for. This recipe serves 4 and costs $3.02 per serving. This main course has 528 calories, 33g of protein, and 25g of fat per serving. A few people made this recipe, and 79 would say it hit the spot. It is perfect for The Fourth Of July. Head to the store and pick up olive oil, taco seasoning, flour tortillas, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert. Overall, this recipe earns an amazing spoonacular score of 97%. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Chile-Spiced Steak and Grilled Onion Tacos, Grilled Hot and Sweet Sausage Tacos with Apricot-Jalapeno Glaze, Grilled Pepper and Red Onion Salsa, and Steak and Crispy Onion Tacos: Grilling Perfection for Kids and Adults Alike.

Ingredients

Servings:
2
2  avocados
avocados
1 lb
1 lb beef top sirloin steak
beef top sirloin steak
8 6-inch
8 6-inch flour tortillas
flour tortillas
2 tsps
2 tsps olive oil
olive oil
2
2  red onions
red onions
1 leaves
1 leaves fresh sour cream
fresh sour cream
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps taco seasoning
taco seasoning
2  avocados
2
avocados
1 lb beef top sirloin steak
1 lb
beef top sirloin steak
8 6-inch flour tortillas
8 6-inch
flour tortillas
2 tsps olive oil
2 tsps
olive oil
2  red onions
2
red onions
1 leaves fresh sour cream
1 leaves
fresh sour cream
2 Tbsps taco seasoning
2 Tbsps
taco seasoning

Equipment

paper towels
paper towels
kitchen thermometer
kitchen thermometer
grill
grill
tongs
tongs
paper towels
paper towels
kitchen thermometer
kitchen thermometer
grill
grill
tongs
tongs


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Taste of Home

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.01
Ingredient
2 avocados
1 pound beef top sirloin steak
8 6-inchs flour tortillas
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 red onions
2 tablespoons taco seasoning
Price
$3.00
$7.05
$1.03
$0.10
$0.73
$0.16
$12.06

Tips

Health Tips

  • Since most of its calories come from fat, sour cream has a bad reputation for being an unhealthy food. However, fat is an important part of the diet and studies suggest people who eat full fat dairy are thinner than those who reach for reduced fat products. That said, fat has more calories per gram than carbohydrates or protein, so if you are counting calories to lose weight, you might want to try substituting greek yogurt for some of the sour cream in recipes that call for a lot of it.

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Avocados are one of the "clean fifteen", so you don't have to buy them organic if you don't want to spend the extra dough.

Cooking Tips

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • Confused by the different types of cream — Most differences arise from the fat content of the cream, and whether or not the cream has been "soured" by adding lactic acid bacteria to give it a tangy flavor.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
527 Calories
32g Protein
24g Total Fat
45g Carbs
62% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
527
26%

Fat
24g
38%

  Saturated Fat
4g
31%

Carbohydrates
45g
15%

  Sugar
5g
7%

Cholesterol
67mg
22%

Sodium
585mg
25%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
32g
65%

Selenium
50µg
71%

Vitamin B3
11mg
57%

Vitamin B6
1mg
53%

Folate
180µg
45%

Phosphorus
421mg
42%

Zinc
5mg
37%

Fiber
9g
37%

Vitamin B1
0.47mg
32%

Potassium
1064mg
30%

Manganese
0.52mg
26%

Iron
4mg
25%

Vitamin K
25µg
25%

Vitamin B5
2mg
23%

Vitamin B2
0.36mg
21%

Vitamin E
2mg
19%

Copper
0.37mg
18%

Magnesium
72mg
18%

Vitamin C
14mg
18%

Vitamin B12
1µg
18%

Calcium
113mg
11%

Vitamin A
266IU
5%

covered percent of daily need

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