Flank Steak Tacos

Tacos are a summer staple.  Simple and quick to prepare, these tacos are easily adaptable to fit your family’s tastes.


Flank Steak Tacos

  • Author: Melissa Lanz @ The Fresh 20
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30


  • 6 whole wheat tortilla
  • 1 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar
  • 3 cups diced flank steak
  • 2 cups chopped green leaf lettuce
  • 1 cups diced (1/2 pint) tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/2 cup plain, nonfat yogurt
  • 14 oz drained and rinsed black beans
  • 3 cups prepared brown rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon each cumin, salt, pepper


  1. Place shredded cheese in bowl.
  2. Chop lettuce. Mince onions. Dice tomatoes.
  3. Place everything in serving bowls or arrange on large plate.
  4. Drain and rinse black beans then place in small stockpot
  5. Heat beans over low heat about 5 minutes.
  6. Add cumin and salt, slightly mash beans.
  7. Remove from heat and set aside.
  8. Heat prepared steak for 2-3 minutes in skillet then place in serving dish.
  9. Heat tortillas by placing in bottom of heated skillet and brown slightly.
  10. You can roll hot tortillas in towel to keep warm.
  11. Reheat prepared brown rice, fluff with fork. Sprinkle with pepper.
  12. Let everyone create their own tacos and serve with a 1/2 cup scoop each of rice and beans.


  • Vegetarian Option
  • Dairy Free Option
  • Paleo Option
  • Gluten Free Option


  • Serving Size: 4