Beef and Artichoke Salsa Tacos

Submitted by Greg Fontenot

About the cook: I am a scientist. Cooking and science are so related. Also, I am a self taught home cook.

About the dish: This is a low fat, low carb, delicious and easy taco.

National Origin: Hispanic

Serves: 4

Estimated Time: Under 30 Minutes


1 pound sirloin
2 limes
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons salt, divided
1 can (14 ounces) quartered artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
8 flour tortillas


Thinly slice beef. Squeeze juice from 1 lime over beef. Mix chili powder with 1 teaspoon salt, add to slices of beef and toss. Let meat rest while preparing salsa. For salsa, mix artichokes, tomatoes, onion and cilantro. Squeeze remaining lime over salsa, toss and season with remaining salt. Heat a heavy skillet to medium-high heat. Cook beef until browned; 6-8 minute. Warm tortillas and fill with slices of beef topped with salsa.

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