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Flat-Iron Steak Tostadas

    Dale Gray

    Dale Gray

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    Flat-Iron Steak Tostadas

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    Flavorful flat-iron steak tostadas with roasted poblano, avocado & serrano crema topped with spicy tomatoes, queso fresco, thinly sliced onion & cilantro. Used @spicetribe California Love all-purpose Chile blend – so fresh, so perfect for #tacotuesday.

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      • 1 lb flat-iron steak
      • 1 tsp salt
      • 1.5 tsp #spicetribe California Love
      • 1 tbsp neutral oil
      • CREMA

      • 1 medium poblano pepper
      • 2 cloves garlic
      • 1 medium avocado
      • 2 tbsp sour cream
      • 1 serrano pepper, chopped
      • Zest and juice of 2 limes
      • .5 tsp cumin powder
      • .25 cup chopped cilantro
      • Salt to taste

      • 8 corn tortillas
      • Neutral oil for frying
      • TOPPINGS

      • .5 cup sliced cherry tomatoes seasoned with salt, California Love & pepper to taste
      • .25 cup finely sliced white onion
      • .5 cup crumbled queso fresco
      • Optional to serve: fresh cilantro, sliced serrano pepper, lime wedges, cold beer
      California Love All Purpose Chile Blend

      California Love All Purpose Chile Blend

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      Step 1 - CREMA (can be made up to one day ahead)

      Preheat oven to 400F. Drizzle poblano + garlic with a little oil and roast for 15-20 minutes

      Step 2 -

      Peel skin & remove seeds. Combine with other ingredients in a food processor & pulse until smooth.

      Step 3 - STEAK

      Rub flat-iron steak with oil, salt + California Love chile blend.

      Step 4 -

      Cover and set aside for minimum 30 minutes at room temperature.

      Step 5 -

      Preheat a griddle pan to high (400F), sear steak on both sides for 5-7 minutes per side until the internal temp is 130F (medium rare). Remove from heat to rest.

      Step 6 -

      Fry corn tortillas in oil over medium heat until golden right before serving. Drain on a paper towel

      Step 7 -

      Top with crema, sliced steak and other toppings. Serve!

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