Eventually, you run out of tortillas. Or get a tortilla belly. Then what to do?
Make a main dish with taco toppings!
Tonight we had Steak with Pico de Gallo. I am a HUGE fan of top sirloin steaks. They are relatively thin, but Publix usually has them (large enough to feed two) for $3-$4! I could happily eat steak every night of the week, and with these cuts it wouldn't be to far-fetched. And, depending on how done you like your steak, they are extremely quick to make.
|Steak with Pico de Gallo|
Steak with Pico de Gallo
Top Round Sirloin
1/2 Roma Tomato, small dice
1/2 small Onion, small dice
2 Tbs chopped Cilantro
dash of Salt
1 Tbs Vegetable Oil
Let the steak come to room temperature, rub both sides with a little salt and oil. Sear in skillet on medium high heat about 3 minutes, flip and continue to cook an additional 3 to 5 minutes for rare to medium rare. Add on an additional 2 to 5 minutes for medium to well.
For the Pico: combine the tomato, onion and cilantro. Salt lightly and allow to rest! Give the flavors time to combine, it makes a difference! You can also make a maitre d' butter using your favorite hot sauce and some additional cilantro. All the flavors of your favorite taco in steak form!
For a side dish, combine a can of Black Beans in seasoned sauce, 1/2 cup corn (off the cob, or pre-cooked), 1/2 diced small Onion, 2 Tbs chopped cilantro, 1/2 tsp Garlic Salt. Simmer for 10 minutes on low heat to soften the onion and heat through.