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Low Fat Carne Asada Tacos



Servings: 8 | Preparation time: 55 minutes


1 lime, juiced

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 green onions, chopped

1 lb flank steak

1 Tbsp canola oil

16 small whole-wheat tortillas (about 6 inches in diameter each)



Nutrition Facts


Calories 260

    Calories from fat 70

Total Fat 8 g

    Saturated Fat 1.6 g

Cholesterol 20 mg

Sodium 415 mg

Carbohydrate 29 g

    Dietary Fiber 4 g

    Sugar 2 g

Protein 15 g

Cooking Methods

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, garlic, and green onions. Pour into a large sealable bag. Add steak, seal, and marinate in refrigerator for 45 minutes.
  3. Add oil to a medium oven-safe skillet and heat over high heat. Remove steak from marinade and sear on one side for 2 minutes. Flip steak, pour marinade over it, and bake in oven for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Remove steak from oven and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice meat thinly against the grain. Divide meat among whole-wheat tortillas.

Fun Facts / Cooking Tips

Cooking Tips, Kitchen Tips and Fun Facts

To cut against the grain means to slice the meat into the opposite direction of the lines, or the grain, in the meat.



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