Carne Asada Tacos

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 35 min.
Six ingredients make tacos as simple as they're supposed to be.


  • 1 lb flank steak
  • 12 small corn tortillas
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup salsa, more if needed


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Sear steak in heavy-bottomed skillet.
  • While steak is cooking, heat tortillas in oven.
  • Once steak is done, slice thinly.
  • Assemble tacos by layering steak, onions, tomatoes, lettuce, and salsa on each tortilla.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 231
  Calories from Fat 83 (36%)
(14%)Total Fat 9g
(18%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(13%)Cholesterol 39mg
(8%)Sodium 203mg
(15%)Potassium 514mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(35%)Protein 18g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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