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Quick Beef Fajitas with Pico de Gallo

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 beef flank steak (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 8 medium flour tortillas, warmed
  • Marinade:2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Pico de Gallo:1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 1/2 cup diced zucchini
  • 1/4 chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup prepared picante sauce or salsa
  • 1 Tbs fresh lime juice

Directions

  • Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Combine Pico de Gallo ingredients in medium bowl.
  • Remove steak; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 17 to 21 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Carve across the grain into thin slices. Serve in tortillas with Pico de Gallo.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

To broil, place steak on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 13 to 18 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning once.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 550
  Calories from Fat 230 (42%)
(38%)Total Fat 25g
(45%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(29%)Cholesterol 88mg
(21%)Sodium 506mg
(23%)Potassium 797mg
Total Carbohydrate 39g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(80%)Protein 40g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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