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Carne Asada Steak Torta

with fries

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

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Torta is everything and everything: in can be a cake or a pie (a tort!), a flatbread, and even an omelette. But here its one of the best foods around: sandwiches. Here we go all carne asada (steak) and peppers and onions, with a honey chipotle pesto mix on top. What is a torta? You're looking right at one.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Russet Potatoes
  • 10 oz. Steak Strips
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    2 French Rolls
  • 6 oz. Pepper and Onion Mix
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    2 Tbsp. Chipotle Pesto
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    0.84 oz. Mayonnaise
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    2 Pepperjack Cheese Slices
  • ½ fl. oz. Honey
  • 1 tsp. Taco Seasoning

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 20 oz. steak strips, follow same instructions as 10 oz. steak strips, working in batches, if necessary.

  • If using ground beef, follow same instructions as steak strips in Step 2, breaking up until no pink remains and beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes.

  • If using Impossible burger, follow same instructions as steak strips in Step 2, breaking up until no pink remains and burger is heated through, 4-6 minutes.

  1. 1

    Bake the Fries

    Cut potatoes into 1/4" fries and pat dry.

    Place fries on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 tsp. olive oil, taco seasoning, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper.

    Spread into a single layer and bake in hot oven until golden brown, 22-25 minutes, tossing once halfway through.

    While fries bake, continue recipe.

  2. 2

    Cook the Filling

    Pat steak strips dry. Coarsely chop, then separate pieces. Season all over with 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Add pepper and onion mix to hot pan. Stir occasionally until beginning to soften, 3-4 minutes.

    Add steak strips. Stir occasionally until no pink remains and steak strips reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-6 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Rest, 3 minutes.

  3. 3

    Assemble the Sandwiches

    Carefully remove baking sheet from oven. Push fries to one side. Baking sheet will be hot! Use a utensil.

    Place bottom rolls in empty space on baking sheet. Top with filling, then cheese slices.

    Bake in hot oven until cheese melts, 2-3 minutes.

  4. 4

    Make Sauces and Finish Dish

    In a mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise and 1 tsp. pesto (to taste; reserve remaining for chipotle honey).

    Combine honey, remaining pesto (to taste), and 1 tsp. water in another mixing bowl.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping sandwich with chipotle-honey (to taste) and top bun. Serve fries with chipotle aioli (to taste) on the side for dipping. Bon appétit!

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