CARNITAS-STYLE GRILLED BEEF TACOS

Carnitas Style Grilled Beef Tacos -- Steak strips get big south-of-the-border flavor from cilantro, onions and tomatillos.
Steak strips get big south-of-the-border flavor from cilantro, onions and tomatillos.
 
  • Total Recipe Time: 45 minutes
  • Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4 beef Flat Iron Steaks (about 8 ounces each)
  2. 18 small corn tortillas (6 to 7-inch diameter)
Toppings:
  1. Minced white onion, chopped fresh cilantro, lime wedges
Marinade:
  1. 1 cup prepared tomatillo salsa
  2. 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  3. 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  4. 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Avocado Salsa:
  1. 1-1/2 cups prepared tomatillo salsa
  2. 1 large avocado, diced
  3. 2/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  4. 1/2 cup minced white onion
  5. 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  6. 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CARNITAS-STYLE GRILLED BEEF TACOS

  1. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steaks to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours.
  2. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 10 to 14 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 12 to 16 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile combine avocado salsa ingredients in medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. Place tortillas on grid. Grill until warm and slightly charred. Remove; keep warm.
  5. Carve steaks into slices. Serve in tortillas with avocado salsa. Top with onion, cilantro and lime wedges, as desired.
Comments (1)
Usage Guidelines.

Big Dan

Need to make sure there is room on the grill to toast the buns.