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Carne Asada Tacos

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From EatingWell:  January/February 2012

These flank-steak soft tacos are so tasty and easy, they should be in everyone’s repertoire. Plus they’re made with fresh corn tortillas (not fried) and topped with a quick homemade salsa made with avocado, tomato, onion and a bright squeeze of lime.

8 servings, 2 tacos each | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Whisk vinegar, chili powder, oil, 2 teaspoons salt and garlic powder in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Add steak and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours.
  2. Make salsa about 20 minutes (and up to 2 hours) before cooking the meat: Gently combine tomatoes, jalapeños (or chiles) to taste, onion, cilantro, avocado, lime juice and the remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler.
  4. Place the steak on a rimmed baking sheet (discard the marinade). Broil 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium. Transfer to a clean cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Thinly slice against the grain. Serve the steak wrapped in warm tortillas and topped with the salsa and cheese.

Nutrition

Per serving : 350 Calories; 14 g Fat; 4 g Sat; 6 g Mono; 76 mg Cholesterol; 28 g Carbohydrates; 29 g Protein; 6 g Fiber; 437 mg Sodium; 773 mg Potassium

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch 1 vegetable, 4 lean meat, 1 fat

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