Carne Asada Burrito

Carne Asada burritos are a delicious and filling Mexican dish that are perfect for any occasion. The dish consists of a large flour tortilla filled with juicy and flavorful grilled steak, rice, beans, cheese, and other toppings.

While it may seem like a complicated recipe, it's actually quite simple to make at home with just a few ingredients and some basic cooking skills. In this recipe, I'll show you how to make a delicious Carne Asada burrito that will have your taste buds dancing. So let's get started!

Why This Recipe Works

This carne asada burrito recipe is great because it's easy to customize and packed with flavor. The key to this recipe is the marinated carne asada, which is tender and juicy when cooked. The fresh pico de gallo and guacamole add a bright and creamy contrast to the savory meat.

The recipe also calls for a simple yet flavorful blend of spices that include chili powder, cumin, and garlic. These spices not only add depth to the flavor but also complement the meat's natural flavors. Finally, wrapping everything up in a warm tortilla makes this burrito a perfect meal that's filling and easy to eat on-the-go. So why not give this carne asada burrito recipe a try and see for yourself how delicious it can be?

Ingredients

Flank steak - A flavorful and lean cut, ideal for grilling. Substitute: skirt steak.

Flour tortillas - Soft and pliable, perfect for wrapping. Substitute: corn tortillas.

Pico de gallo - Fresh, zesty salsa that adds a burst of flavor. Substitute: store-bought salsa.

Guacamole - Creamy and rich, it complements the meat. Substitute: mashed avocado.

Shredded cheese - Melts beautifully, adding a touch of creaminess. Substitute: any melting cheese like mozzarella or cheddar.

Tips

  • Marinate the steak for at least 2 hours to enhance the flavor.
  • Rest the cooked steak for a few minutes before slicing to retain juiciness.
  • Warm the tortillas before assembling to make them more pliable.
  • Customize your burrito with your favorite toppings like sour cream or jalapeños.
  • Wrap the burrito tightly to hold everything together while eating.

How to Serve

Serve your carne asada burrito hot, straight off the grill, for the best flavor and texture. This dish is versatile and can be enjoyed in various ways, making it a great choice for any meal.

  • With a side of Mexican rice and refried beans for a complete, hearty meal.
  • Cut into smaller pieces and served as appetizers at a party.
  • As a breakfast burrito by adding scrambled eggs and potatoes.

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Carne Asada Burrito

Try this easy, delicious carne asada burrito recipe with simple ingredients and tips for a tasty Mexican meal everyone will love. Perfect for any occasion.
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Course: dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: flank steak, flour tortillas, guacamole
Prep Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 22 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • 4-6 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 1 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

  • Marinate the flank steak in your favorite marinade for at least 2 hours.
  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • Grill the steak for 4-6 minutes per side, until desired doneness.
  • Rest the steak for a few minutes, then slice against the grain.
  • Warm the tortillas on the grill for 10-15 seconds per side.
  • Assemble the burritos by layering the steak, pico de gallo, guacamole, and cheese on the tortillas.
  • Fold the sides and roll the burrito tightly.

Nutrition

Calories: 2084kcal Carbohydrates: 56g Protein: 224g Fat: 107g Saturated Fat: 39g Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g Monounsaturated Fat: 50g Cholesterol: 633mg Sodium: 2795mg Potassium: 4391mg Fiber: 17g Sugar: 24g Vitamin A: 2186IU Vitamin C: 38mg Calcium: 786mg Iron: 16mg

Notes

  • Marinate the steak for at least 2 hours to enhance the flavor.
  • Rest the cooked steak for a few minutes before slicing to retain juiciness.
  • Warm the tortillas before assembling to make them more pliable.
  • Customize your burrito with your favorite toppings like sour cream or jalapeños.
  • Wrap the burrito tightly to hold everything together while eating.
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