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8Ingredients
80Calories
45Minutes

Flank Steak is a delicious dinner option. This recipe for Nopal with Flank Steak offers a dreamy combination of nopales, which are a hearty and crunchy cactus plant that boasts a lot of flavor. This dish is only 80 calories and will take your breath away with flavor. It takes 45 minutes to make and includes tomatoes, onions, garlic cloves, serrano peppers, nopales, vegetable oil, salt, and flank steak.

Ingredients

  • 2 tomatoes (small, sliced)
  • 1 onion (small, peeled and sliced)
  • 1 garlic clove (sliced)
  • 1 serrano pepper (sliced)
  • 4 stalks nopal
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • salt
  • flank steak (Cooked, cut into cubes)

Directions

  1. Grill or saute the tomatoes, onion, garlic and chile pepper together. Once fully grilled, mix them together and liquefy them into a sauce. (set them aside for later)
  2. Chop the nopal into small pieces and saute in a large pan with oil.
  3. Add a little bit of salt and cover the pan. Let it cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cook until the nopal turns green.
  4. Uncover the pan and cook over high heat. Continue stirring and let everything cook until all the liquid has evaporated.
  5. Add the flank steak and cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. Add the sauce and let it cook until it begins to boil.
  7. Remove and serve with tortillas and beans for tacos.
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NutritionView more

80Calories
Sodium9%DV210mg
Fat5%DV3g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs2%DV5g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories80Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat3g5%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol10mg3%
Sodium210mg9%
Potassium290mg8%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate5g2%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Cindy H. 4 Jun 2015
We have made this recipe several times. The only thing I would change is to add fresh herbs. We like cilantro. We serve this with rice and beans for tacos. Very good!