Main Dish | April 30, 2018

Chimichurri Steak Tacos Recipe

The first time I had chimichurri I died and went to heaven. Now I want to dowse all my food in it. Dredge my steak, chicken and even veggies in this wonderful, delicious fresh tangy sauce. Make it up into chimichurri steak tacos and it’s all you’ll ever want to eat ever again.

A close up of Chimichurri Steak Tacos

What is chimichurri

Chimichurri comes from Argentina. When you go to any argentine restaurant make sure to ask for a side of this bad boy! The three main characters are: oregano, cilantro, and parsley.

Three herbs used to make Chimichurri sauce on a white surface

Blend up handfuls of fresh herbs, red wine vinegar, lime, garlic, red pepper flakes, oil, and some salt and pepper and you have the freshest little condiment ever. Bursting with flavor, I tell ya.

green chimichurri sauce in a bowl

How to make this chimichurri steak tacos recipe

How to cook the perfect steak.

  1. Use a hot cast iron skillet, room temp steak, and plenty of oil.
  2. Generously salt and pepper steak.
  3. When skillet is evenly heated and very hot cook steak on both sides for about 4-6 minutes. so it has a nice crust and until desired done-ness.

A close up of Chimichurri Steak Tacos on a plate

How to make roasted corn and tomatoes

Ingredients for making chimichurri steak tacos

On a sheet pan cut corn off it’s cob and slice the tomatoes in half. Place them on a foil lined cookie sheet a boil them for a few minutes on broil.¬†Top the chimichurri steak tacos with the roasted corn and tomatoes, chimichurri and cojita cheese.

Chimichurri Steak Tacos on a serving plate with extra sauce and toppings

¬†Again, Argentina, you’re the best {drops mic}.

Chimichurri Steak Tacos on a large oval serving plate

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Chimichurri Steak Tacos Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

These chimichurri steak tacos are the most delicious fresh flavorful tacos you'll ever have! A meal everyone will love. 

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chimichurri Sauce, Steak Tacos
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 364 kcal
Author: Stephanie
Ingredients
tacos
  • 9 oz grilled steak sliced thin, see blog post for tips
  • 1 ear corn grilled and cut from cob
  • 1 pint roasted tomatoes see blog post for how to roast
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 6 fresh tortillas corn or flour
chimichurri
  • 1 1/2 c fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 c fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 c fresh oregano
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 T red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/2 t pepper
  • 1/4 t red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 c EVOO
Instructions
Chimichurri
  1. In food processor or blender, blend all ingredients for chimichurri sauce. Store in refrigerator.

Taco Assembly
  1. Prepare tacos by placing steak, avocado, corn, and tomatoes in taco, then top with chimichurri.
Nutrition Facts
Chimichurri Steak Tacos Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 taco)
Calories 364 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 556mg 23%
Potassium 371mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 3g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 39.8%
Vitamin C 36.5%
Calcium 14.4%
Iron 23.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

 

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