Steak Tacos with Apples & Cilantro Recipe - Clean Eating Magazine

Steak Tacos with Apples & Cilantro

Lean red meat is full of satiating protein as well as iron and vitamin B12. In addition to its anti-inflammatory properties, antioxidant-rich cilantro is a very good source of iron, manganese and magnesium.
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Steak Tacos with Apples and Cilantro

Steak Tacos with Apples and Cilantro

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 seeded and diced red bell pepper
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp chile powder
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 lb trimmed skirt steak cut into 4-inch pieces
  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas
  • 4 thinly sliced scallions
  • 1/2 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup all-natural salsa
  • 1 thinly sliced green apple
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted unsalted cashews

Preparation

  1. In a food processor, prepare marinade by combining cilantro leaves with diced red onion, red bell pepper, minced garlic clove, lime juice, 1 tbsp olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, chile powder, Dijon mustard, sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste. Purée until smooth then transfer to a large resealable plastic bag and add trimmed skirt steak cut into 4-inch pieces. Toss until steak is well coated. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  2. Remove steak from marinade and let sit on a dish at room temperature for 15 minutes. Heat a grill or grill pan on medium-high. Brush steak with 1 tbsp olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Oil grill grates with 1 tbsp olive oil and grill steak for about 5 minutes, turning once, until medium-rare. Remove from heat.
  3. Transfer to a cutting board and let sit for 5 minutes then slice across the grain. Divide steak among corn tortillas with scallions, shredded purple cabbage, shredded carrot, all-natural salsa, green apple, chopped roasted unsalted cashews, salt and pepper, to taste.