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Steak Picadillo Soft Tacos

Steak Picadillo Soft Tacos


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 12-ounce strip of skirt steak
  • 1/2 cup 1/4-inch squares green bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup canned diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1/3 cup halved drained pimiento-stuffed green olives plus brine from jar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Chopped fresh cilantro (for garnish)

Recipe Preparation

  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper. Add to skillet; sauté 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to plate. Add bell pepper to skillet. Sauté 2 minutes. Add tomatoes with green chiles, olives, raisins, tomato paste, cumin, and allspice. Simmer until sauce is thick, stirring often, 3 to 4 minutes. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and olive brine.

  • Cut steak into 1/3-inch-thick slices on diagonal across grain. Add steak and any juices to sauce in skillet; toss to blend.

  • Char tortillas over gas flame or in broiler until blackened in spots, 15 to 20 seconds per side. Divide filling among tortillas. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve.

Recipe by The Bon Appétit Test Kitchen,

Nutritional Content

One serving contains: Calories (kcal) 400.7 %Calories From Fat 33.7 Fat (g) 15.0 Saturated Fat (g) 3.5 Cholesterol (mg) 46.0 Carbohydrates (g) 41.0 Dietary Fiber (g) 3.5 Total Sugars (g) 9.6 Net Carbs (g) 37.5 Protein (g) 23.9 Sodium (mg) 460.9Reviews Section

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