While this dish is special enough to be served to a crowd, it is also a quick and easy meal to make anytime. Serve with guacamole, tomatoes and lettuce and let everyone build their own masterpiece!
1 lb grass fed skirt steak, sliced into thin (1/4”) slices
1 large sweet red onion, sliced 1 red bell pepper, cut in slices
1 yellow bell pepper, cut in slices
Juice of 1 medium lime or 1 and a half small limes
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/4 soy sauce
2 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp chili powder
1 tbsp of Frank’s Red Hot sauce or a few sprinkles of hot pepper flakes or cayenne
(Measurements are approximate, adjust to taste)
1 whole ripe avocado (should just yield lightly to touch, but not too soft)
2-3 Tbsp of minced red onion
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 small tomato, chopped
Juice of one fresh lemon or lime
Handful of fresh cilantro, chopped
Sea salt, to taste
Optional–1 small jalapeño, minced, with seeds and ribs removed (use gloves or wash hands if you handle it) or some red pepper flakes
Brown rice or regular soft tortillas, heated till just soft and warm.
Generous amounts of chopped fresh cilantro for garnish
Red or dark green leaf lettuce, chopped thinly
Mix up marinade in a shallow glass container, add in slices of beef, pepper and onions, cover and marinate 2-4 hours or overnight in refrigerator. Drain off half or more of the marinade and discard.
Cook remaining marinade, meat and vegetables in skillet over medium heat, until meat is done and vegetables are tender, and liquid is mostly gone. For extra flavor, squeeze some fresh lime or lemon juice over the meat and veggies when done, and garnish with a fist full of chopped cilantro. Serve with warm tortillas(optional!), guacamole, lettuce and tomatoes. Serves four.
Works with chicken or pork as well! Enjoy!
Till next time, stay healthy and lean!
Catherine (Cat) Ebeling RN BSN, is a back to basics diet and nutrition specialist. In addition to her advanced degree in nursing from a major medical school, she has spent the last 30 years intensely studying diet, health and nutrition. She also has a book titled “The Fat Burning Kitchen, Your 24 Hour Diet Transformation” that has sold over 60,000 copies worldwide, and has helped thousands of people transform their lives, lose weight and improve their health.
Her mission is to help others prevent disease and live their best life ever.
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