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Baja Sunrise Steak and Eggs

Baja Sunrise Steak and EggsRecipe and photograph courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 beef eye of round steaks, cut 3/4-inch thick (about 4 ounces each)
1 cup thick and chunky salsa - divided use
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons chipotle chili powder
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon orange peel - divided use
4 large eggs
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
4 medium whole wheat or multigrain tortillas, toasted
1 medium avocado, sliced
Lime wedges (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine 1/2 cup salsa, orange juice, cilantro, chili powder and 1 tablespoon orange peel in small bowl. Place beef steaks and salsa mixture in food-safe plastic bag; turn steaks to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
  2. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade.
  3. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place steaks in skillet; cook 11 to 13 minutes for medium rare (145°F | 162.7°C) to medium (160°F | 71.1°C) doneness, turning occasionally.
  4. Meanwhile, cook eggs as desired. Keep warm.
  5. Combine remaining 1/2 cup salsa and 1 teaspoon orange peel. Carve steaks into thin slices; season with salt and ground black pepper, as desired. Evenly place steak slices and egg on each tortilla. Top with salsa mixture and avocado slices.
  6. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 444; Total Fat: 18g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 250mg; Total Carbs: 32g; Fiber: 4g; Protein: 39g; Sodium: 654mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.