Marinated Flank Steak Taco SaladAugust 22, 2016
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For me, summer is all about spending a lot of time outdoors. Whether we’re hosting a big backyard BBQ for the whole family or simply spending a relaxing afternoon grilling outdoors, we love being out in the open air. Today, I am sharing one of my favorite summer-inspired recipes with you! This Marinated Flank Steak Taco Salad is a delicious combination of flavors & textures! Made with the authentic flavors of HERDEZ® Salsa Verde, this salad is sure to satisfy the whole family!
Want a sneak peek at my Flank Steak Taco Salad?
Marinated Flank Steak Taco Salad
The first step is to form a little taco bowl. You can find these taco bowls pre-shaped at the store or you can make your own! Simply place a tortilla on the underside of a muffin tray and bake it for 10 minutes at 350 degrees F.
Let it cool completely. After it cools, remove it from the muffin tray and admire your work! It now holds its bowl shape!
Next, it’s time to marinate the steak! I used a simple marinade of HERDEZ® Salsa Verde, olive oil, lemon juice and some minced garlic. Simple & flavorful!
We love to grill outside during the warmer months. My husband really enjoys getting out there and grilling everything from steak to chicken to veggies and more!
While the steak was cooking, the girls and I love to play in the yard. My older daughter absolutely loves to draw shapes on the sidewalk with chalk. Here she is making some of her favorite shapes: hearts!
She also loves to blow bubbles and then chase them! Of course, wearing her unicorn helmet makes everything more fun around here! 🙂
Before we knew it, the steak was all done. Check out how gorgeous this flank steak is looking after just a short time on the grill.
*Tip: After the steak is cooked, let it sit for at least 10 minutes before cutting it. When you do cut it, slice it across the grain to create pieces that are deliciously tender!
Now that the steak is cooked, it’s time to assemble the taco salad! First, gather the ingredients: chopped lettuce, black olives, scallions, shredded cheese, sliced steak and HERDEZ® Salsa Verde.
Start by filling the taco bowl with the lettuce and scallions.
Next, add the steak slices and black olives.
Finally, add the shredded cheese and HERDEZ® Salsa Verde. I love the fresh and delicious taste of HERDEZ® Salsa!
Want a printable version of this recipe? Here it is:
- 2 tbsp. HERDEZ® Salsa Verde
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tbsp. lemon juice
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 taco bowl
- 2 tbsp. HERDEZ® Salsa Verde
- 1/2 cup marinated flank steak, cooked & sliced
- 1 cup lettuce, chopped
- 2 tbsp. scallions, sliced
- 1/3 cup black olives
- 1/4 cup shredded cheese
- 1. Combine all ingredients in a shallow bowl.
- 2. Place on top of the flank steak. Let sit for at least 30 minutes.
- 1. Grill the marinated flank steak until cooked. Let sit for at least 10 minutes and then slice against the grain.
- 2. Fill the taco bowl with the lettuce and scallions.
- 3. Top with the olives and steak.
- 4. Finally, add the shredded cheese and HERDEZ® Salsa Verde. Enjoy!
Dining al fresco is one of my favorite parts of summer. We try to eat outdoors as often as possible. This Flank Steak Taco Salad was absolutely delicious paired with a tall glass of iced tea.
The authentic flavors of HERDEZ® Salsa make it the perfect choice for celebrating everyday moments with family and friends!
This taco salad achieves a beautiful balance of flavors and textures. The crispy shell pairs beautifully with the crunchy scallions and the spicy HERDEZ® Salsa Verde!
Each bite was bursting with flavor!
Looking for even more recipes featuring HERDEZ® Salsa Verde? Get recipe inspiration and beef nutrition information at “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner”!
Look for HERDEZ® Salsa Verde at your local Walmart store and try the authentic deliciousness for yourself!
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Now, learn more about how HERDEZ® Salsa Verde can boost the flavor in your recipes and tell me: Do you enjoy eating outdoors during the summer? Have you ever made your own taco bowl? What recipe would you make with HERDEZ® Salsa Verde?
Taco Salad is one of my fave meals. And grilling the marinated flank steak will really amp up the flavor. I’ll have to make this one for the family.
Yum! I love a good steak salad. It really feels more like a meal when you add steak to it and of course I love the taco aspect!
That looks so amazing! Using the cupcake tin to form the shells is genius, BTW!
This looks so good. I love a good marinated flank steak, but never thought of using it in a salad. I also love your tortilla shell idea.
We love the Herdez salsa verde. We always keep some on hand for taco nights, which we have at least once a week. This flank steak sounds yummy.
Yes! Now this is a dish that I can fall in love with. I am really feeling the Idea on how to make your own taco bowl. I never thought to do it that way and I am going to have to really give it a try.
These look delicious! I love using flank steak for tacos, so this recipe is right up my alley!
Ooh this looks great with that grilled flank steak. I think we’d like taco salads like this! I like that salsa verde marinade.
OMG, everything looks so yummy. I cannot wait to make some. I just hope my’s turn out as mouthwatering as yours look.
I love tacos and taco salad. This sounds really yummy. I can’t wait to try your recipe this weekend.
This marinated flank steak taco salad looks like a great recipe. I love the idea of turning the muffin pan upside down to make the salad shells and think it is a very creative idea. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
We are outdoors grilling all summer long as well. This recipe looks and sounds so delicious and a simple no frills one for the weekends.
This sounds like a yummy recipe idea. I will have to try to make this flank steak sometime!
I like the serving size since it’s not too intimidating. It also looks so tasty and appetizing.
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What a delicious recipe! This would be perfect this coming weekend.
I made something similar, only I used dumpling wrappers, so they were mini taco salad bowls, actually, they were more like bite-size. The salsa verde looks like the perfect addition to this dish. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
I could use a taco salad right about now! This post got me craving for some tacos. It looks really good and I love how easy it is to make! Thanks for the recipe as well, it’s perfect for movie night with the kids.
I’m seriously want to make this on weekend. We all like Taco I can tell now this will be a hit. This recipe is staying in my list of my favorite recipe.
I have just one word: yum! My husband is a big steak fan, but I love a good taco salad. This one looks great!