Fast & Fresh

Chili Cheese Beef Tri-Tip Tacos

with tortilla strips

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 8 oz. Cooked Sliced Beef Tri-Tip
  • Info
    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • 4 oz. Black Beans
  • 3 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
  • 3 oz. Diced Poblano
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • Info
    1 oz. Chipotle Crema
  • ½ oz. Tortilla Strips
  • 1 tsp. Chile and Cumin Rub
Contains: FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Blue No. 2, FD&C Red No. 40, Artificial Colors, and Sulfites
Food intolerance information

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.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    660
  • Carbohydrates
    63g
  • Fat
    28g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Sodium
    1700mg

Recipe Steps

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
  1. 1

    Microwave Instructions

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Drain black beans. Drain beef and separate slices.

    Combine tomatoes, black beans, and poblanos in provided tray.

    Cover tray with a damp paper towel. Microwave until poblano begins to soften, 3-4 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir beef and chile and cumin rub into tray until completely combined.

    Cover tray again with a damp paper towel. Microwave until beef is heated through, 2-3 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir in half the shredded cheese (reserve remaining for garnish). Taste, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper, if desired. Rest, 2 minutes.

    Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave until warm, 30-60 seconds.

    To serve, place beef mixture in tortillas and garnish with chipotle crema (to taste), remaining shredded cheese, and tortilla strips. Bon appétit!

  2. 2

    Oven Instructions

    Turn oven on to 375 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Drain black beans. Drain beef and separate slices.

    Combine tomatoes, black beans, and poblanos in provided tray.

    Place tray on a baking sheet. Bake uncovered in hot oven until poblano begins to soften, 13-15 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir beef and chile and cumin rub into tray until completely combined.

    Place tray on baking sheet again. Bake uncovered in hot oven until beef is heated through, 8-10 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir in half the shredded cheese (reserve remaining for garnish). Taste, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper, if desired. Rest, 2 minutes.

    Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave until warm, 30-60 seconds.

    To serve, place beef mixture in tortillas and garnish with chipotle crema (to taste), remaining shredded cheese, and tortilla strips. Bon appétit!

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