Healthy Carne Asada Tacos Recipe

Mathew Rosenburg

Mathew Rosenburg

about 1 year ago

This recipe for healthy carne asada tacos is perfect for those who want to enjoy the delicious flavors of traditional carne asada tacos without the guilt. Made with lean beef, fresh vegetables, and a homemade spice blend, these tacos are packed with flavor and nutrition.

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Serving Size

4

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

350

Protein

30g

Fat

15g

Sat Fat

4g

Carbs

25g

Chole

75mg

Fiber

5g

Sugar

3g

Sodium

450mg

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. lean beef (flank or skirt steak)
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped avocado
  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Instructions

  • Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
  • In a small bowl, mix together chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  • Rub spice mixture onto both sides of the steak.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the steak.
  • Grill steak for 4-5 minutes per side, or until desired doneness is reached.
  • Remove steak from grill and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • While steak is resting, warm tortillas on the grill for 30 seconds per side.
  • Slice steak against the grain into thin strips.
  • Assemble tacos by placing steak strips on each tortilla, then topping with onion, cilantro, tomato, avocado, and queso fresco.
  • Serve with lime wedges.

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