Angelica's Carne Asada Tacos Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Angelica's Carne Asada Tacos Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Angelica's Carne Asada Tacos

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"Mexican night starts with carne asada--tender citrus-marinated beef piled high on corn tortillas with grilled cactus, cilantro, and 2 types of zesty salsa."

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Original recipe makes 5 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Add uncooked carne asada to large bowl. Add garlic, salt, pepper, balsamic vinegar, 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice, orange juice, basil leaves, honey, olive oil, 1/2 cup red onion to meat. Mix together completely and marinate 5 minutes.
  2. Add marinated meat to grill on medium to high heat. Brush the marinade over meat and cook until well done.
  3. Grill cactus on both sides medium heat, 5 minutes on each side.
  4. Remove meat and cactus from grill and sliced in very thin pieces.
  5. Warm tortillas on grill. Place warmed tortilla on plate. Add carne asada to center of tortilla.
  6. Add to the center, remaining red onion, cactus, cilantro, green onions, remaining 1 tablespoon of lime juice, and salsa.
  7. Serve with guacamole, if desired.
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Dec 24, 2011

This was good, but I did add about 1 tablespoon of my homemade taco seasoning because it seemed a bit bland.

 
May 13, 2012

All I can say is "Excellent"!

 
Nov 19, 2013

This was a good recipe. will be making it again. thanks :0)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 297 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.7 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 3.2 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 10.6 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 1872 mg
  • 75%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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