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Spicy Shredded 
Beef Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Savory spiced beef is topped with a sweet pineapple salsa in these irresistible, finger-licking-good tacos.

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Servings
8
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
360 min
Duration
390 min

Ingredients

  • 2 lb flank steak, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup each chopped red and green 
bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 small jalapeño chile pepper, 
seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup unsalted jarred or boxed 
diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp chile powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 16 6-inch corn or whole-grain tortillas

Salsa

  • 1 small jalapeño chile pepper, seeded 
and finely chopped
  • 2 cups peeled, cored and diced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup seeded and chopped red 
bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Preparation

  1. Arrange steak in the bottom of a 5- to 6-qt slow cooker and top with yellow onion and ½ cup each red and green bell pepper. In a small food processor or blender, process garlic, 1 chopped jalapeño, tomatoes, chile powder, cumin, oregano and 1/2 tsp salt until smooth. Pour evenly over steak and vegetables. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine all salsa ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. Remove steak from slow cooker and transfer to a large cutting board. Using 2 forks, shred steak and return to slow cooker. If needed, cover and cook on high for 10 minutes more to reheat.
  4. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Divide beef mixture between tortillas and top with salsa.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 2 tacos
  • Calories 321
  • Carbohydrate Content 35 g
  • Cholesterol Content 37 mg
  • Fat Content 8 g
  • Fiber Content 5 g
  • Protein Content 29 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2.5 g
  • Sodium Content 316 mg
  • Sugar Content 6 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g