Carne Asada Tacos

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 10 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 735
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Carne Asada Tacos
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min

These tacos are perfect for your next Mexican fiesta! All of the mouthwatering flavors of steak, chipotle salsa and other fresh ingredients are joined with Sargento® Shredded Authentic Mexican Cheese and wrapped up in warm and toasty flour tortillas. It’s the most authentic-tasting meal this side of the border!

  • 1 tsp. ancho or chipotle chili powder
  • 1 lb. beef skirt steak
  • 4 slices (1/4-inch thick) large sweet or yellow onion
  • 2/3 cup chipotle or jalapeño salsa, divided
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Authentic Mexican Cheese, divided
  • 8 (6-inch) flour tortillas, warmed according to package directions
  • 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • =Optional toppings:
  • Diced ripe avocado, sour cream, chopped cilantro or green onions
  1. Prepare barbecue grill or preheat broiler. Sprinkle chili powder and salt to taste, if desired, over steak. Arrange steak and onion slices on grill grate or broiler pan. Spoon 1/3 cup salsa over steak and onion slices. Grill or broil 4 to 5 inches from heat source 4 to 5 minutes per side or until meat is pink in center and onion slices are tender.
  2. Transfer steak to carving board; cut crosswise into thin strips. Place steak in a medium bowl. Separate onion slices into rings; add to bowl. Add 1 cup cheese; toss mixture well.
  3. Fill warmed tortillas with steak mixture, lettuce, tomato, remaining cheese and remaining salsa. Garnish as desired.

Serving Size 4

Calories 735

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

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 38.10g 60%
Sat. Fat 17.90g 86%
Mono Unsat. Fat 9.00g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.70g
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 1330mg 53%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 50g
Vitamin A 218RE
Vitamin C 19mg 38%
Calcium 462mg 52%
Iron 6mg 33%