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Carne Asada Tacos

January/February 2012

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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.


Carne Asada Tacos

8 Reviews for Carne Asada Tacos

05/21/2016
Anonymous
Make the salsa

Made these for dinner, very tasty. The salsa is quite good; obviously you must make it with good tomatoes. Mine were grape tomatoes packed with sweet flavor. I ended up marinating for 48 hours, and also I used steak already sliced up. Next time I'll try just doing the whole steak, then slicing after broiling, since mine was a bit overdone. Used mild feta since I couldn't find cojita. Yummy!

Tasty, easy
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01/26/2015
Anonymous
Incredible

I've never posted a recipe review before online but this one was just so good and easy to make I had to. The combination of the flavors was as good as any of those trendy taco joints.

Marinated the flank steak for about 20hrs and cooked it over a hot grill till my thermapen read 120F in the thickest part and let sit for 5 mins before cutting thin. Though the meat tasted a bit salty by itself, once combined with the salsa, it just popped. The only changes I made were to the cooking, using white flour fajita size tortillas, adding shredded romaine lettuce, and using monterey jack cheese as my local grocer didn't carry cojita.

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09/15/2012
Anonymous

The recipe for these carne asada tacos calls for corn tortillas but the picture shows FLOUR tortillas.

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Anonymous wrote 19 weeks 3 days ago

Those are white corn

Those are white corn tortillas

05/17/2012
So much amazing flavor

This was one of the best recipes I've made from eatingwell.com. I actually used chicken breast instead of the steak b/c it was what I had in the fridge, but everything still turned out fantastic! The other reviewers are right about the salt - I read those before hand so I didn't actually end up using any salt and it was just fine. The salsa is so simple and delicious and I made a big batch which lasted for 3 days. Next time I will definitely pick up some steak to make this.

Tangy, spice, freshness
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04/17/2012
Awesome flavor!

We made the tacos as stated but instead of the salsa because I have picky kiddos, we used sauteed green pepper and onions. The marinade was a bit salty but over all amazing flavor. Will try with salsa when the picky ones are out of the home...

a bit salty
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