Three Step Soft Tacos

Three Step Soft Tacos are as easy to make as they are satisfying.  This healthy lunch recipe uses steak for the protein, but you can’t go wrong with a few adjustments if you’d rather have chicken or fish!  Celebrate your next Taco Tuesday with this resolution-conscious meal!

Ingredients for Three Step Soft Tacos

  • 12 ounces extra-lean thin sliced strip steak
  • 1 Tbsp Canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 16 oz can black beans, drained
  • 1 cup salsa
  • Whole wheat tortillas (six inch, preferably)
  • 1 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup fat free cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions for Three Step Soft Tacos

  1. Place the beef in a large mixing bowl, add the cumin, chili powder, and garlic and toss to coat.
  2. Add canola oil to skillet and turn heat to medium-high. Add the steak and cook for 4 – 6 minutes. Add the beans and salsa and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, then remove from heat.
  3. Cook tortillas in a pan. Top each tortilla with steak mixture and toppings.


  1. Replace tortillas with bed of lettuce of your choosing.


Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings


Calories 411 kcal
Protein 34 g
Fat 9 g
Carb 54 g
Fiber 7 g
Sugar 5 g

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