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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