Carne Asada Tacos Recipe

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Carne Asada Tacos
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  1. Place sliced meat into shallow bowl and season with salt,black pepper and crushed red pepper. Squeeze lime juice(from 1 lime) over the meat and turn till evenly coated. Cover,refrigerate 30 mins.
  2. In blender,combine tomatill and jalapen. Puree 15 to 20 seconds,or till thick. Heat 1 Tb oil in larfe skillet over med-high heat. Carefully pour in tomatillo mixture. Cook,stirring frequently for 5 mins. Stir in beef broth. Reduce heat and simmer 20 to 30 mins or till mixture coats a spoon. Transfer mixture to serving dish.
  3. Heat Tbs oil in large skillet over high heat. Stir in 1/3 beef and saute 1 mon. Transfer to serving dish. Repeat with remaining beef. Meanwhile,heat tortillas in oven or microwave.
  4. To serve,place 2 Tortillas on top of each other. Add desired amt. of meat,spoon over some tomatillo mixture.Top with onions.tomatoes,avocado and cilantro. Garnish with a wedge of lime,to be squeezed over taco before eating.
  5. Note: Sometimes in stead of making tomatillo mixture,I use a 16 oz. jar of La Victoria Salsa Verde to make it even easier.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 457.92 Kcal (1917 kJ)
Calories from fat 203.97 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.66g 35%
Cholesterol 91.83mg 31%
Sodium 299.51mg 12%
Potassium 823.92mg 18%
Total Carbs 29.94g 10%
Sugars 2.76g 11%
Dietary Fiber 6.69g 27%
Protein 38.35g 77%
Vitamin C 19.8mg 33%
Iron 4.5mg 25%
Calcium 65.2mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 166.47 Kcal (697 kJ)
Calories from fat 74.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.24g 35%
Cholesterol 33.38mg 31%
Sodium 108.88mg 12%
Potassium 299.52mg 18%
Total Carbs 10.88g 10%
Sugars 1.01g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2.43g 27%
Protein 13.94g 77%
Vitamin C 7.2mg 33%
Iron 1.6mg 25%
Calcium 23.7mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.2
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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