Healthy Carne Asada Tacos Recipe
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.
Nutrition Per Serving
- 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
- 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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