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Just saying Carne Asada Taco with Avocado Pico de Gallo makes our mouths water. Squeeze fresh lime juice over tacos and enjoy. If you don't have a gas stove to cook the tortillas, char them slightly in a grill pan over high heat.

Jeanne Kelley
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2009

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
24 mins
total:
3 hrs 36 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 steak-filled tortillas and 1/4 cup pico de gallo)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 1/4 cup juice and steak in a shallow dish. Sprinkle cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and red pepper over both sides of steak. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 3 hours.

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  • Heat grill pan over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steak to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand at least 10 minutes. Cut steak into 1/2-inch pieces.

  • Combine tomato and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) in a bowl. Gently stir in avocado and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

  • Heat tortillas over gas flame 15 seconds on each side or until charred on edges. Divide steak evenly among tortillas. Top with pico de gallo. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

372 calories; fat 15.8g; saturated fat 4.1g; mono fat 8.4g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 27.6g; carbohydrates 32.6g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 50mg; iron 4mg; sodium 505mg; calcium 115mg.
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