Carnitas-Style Grilled Beef Tacos
Carnitas-Style Grilled Beef Tacos
  • 2 hrs
    Marinade Time
  • 30 min
    Prep Time
  • 15 min
    Cook Time
  • 6
    Servings

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Ingredients
  • 4 Omaha Steaks Flat Iron Steaks
  • 18 small corn tortillas, 6 to 7-inch diameter
Toppings:
  • Minced white onion, chopped fresh cilantro, lime wedges
Marinade:
  • 1 cup prepared tomatillo salsa
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Avocado Salsa:
  • 1-1/2 cups prepared tomatillo salsa
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 2/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup minced white onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preparation
  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 grill over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 10 to 14 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning once.
  3. Meanwhile combine avocado salsa ingredients in medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. Place tortillas on grill. 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.

Recipe and Photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff