Grilled Steak Tacos with Pickled Red Onions and Queso Fresco

Ideal for a summer barbecue or a busy game day, these tacos are easy to prep ahead of time. Grill in no time, and set them out for your eaters to devour.
By Kara and Marni Powers

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For these tacos, I quickly pickle some red onions to place atop. Admittedly not a huge fan of raw red onion, the pickling brings out the sweetness and mellows the pungent bite. I pair the onions with cilantro, queso fresco, sliced steak, and a squeeze of lime.

Grilled Steak Tacos with Pickled Red Onions and Queso Fresco
 
Ideal for a summer barbecue or a busy game day, these tacos are easy to prep ahead of time. Grill in no time, and set them out for your eaters to devour.
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Recipe Type: Main
Ingredients
Pickled Red Onions
  • 1 medium sized red onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ c red wine vinegar
  • 1 T honey
  • 2 T EVOO
  • salt and pepper throughout
Taco Assembly
  • 1 lb flank steak
  • simple rub- blended 1 t chili powder, 1 t garlic powder 1 t Adobo seasoning
  • generous salt and pepper
  • ½ c fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ c Queso Fresco
  • 1 lime cut into chunks
  • 6-8 small corn tortillasTaco Assembly
  • 1 lb flank steak
  • simple rub- blended 1 t chili powder, 1 t garlic powder 1 t Adobo seasoning
  • generous salt and pepper
  • ½ c fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ c Queso Fresco
  • 1 lime cut into chunks
  • 6-8 small corn tortillas
Instructions
Pickled Red Onions
  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl. Stir and let sit at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
Taco Assembly
  1. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Cook the steak, about three-five minutes on each side, depending upon your desired doneness. Once cooked, set aside. While the steak is resting, grill the corn tortillas for thirty seconds on each side. Slice the steak, and arrange a few pieces on each warmed tortilla. Sprinkle with cilantro, queso fresco, pickled red onion, and an added squeeze of lime. Take a bite and enjoy!

 


Kara and Marni Powers

Kara and Marni Powers are twin sister cooks, dining and blogging their way through Boston's North End and beyond. They see the act of cooking and entertaining as a form of creative expression, an art that encourages the mixing of flavors, spices, techniques and stories. Their interest in cooking dates back to their Greek grandmother’s open-arms approach, letting them taste her savory creations like her famous spanakopita. Kara and Marni's fascination with food and culture continued during their travels abroad in Europe where they saw firsthand the limitlessness of cooking.

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