Cilantro Lime Beef Tacos

Cilantro Lime Beef Tacos


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These tacos are more authentic than you might expect. With bright, citrus notes and the sturdier beef, these tacos are downright delicious. They're also easy enough to make that you can plan to have them quite often. No one will complain about these delicious Cilantro Lime Beef Tacos. Use fresh ingredients for the best results.

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Serving Size / Yield

6 tacos


  • 1 1/2 lb. flank steaks
  • 1/4 C. lime juice, divided
  • 1/2 C. cilantro, divided
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 8 oz can stewed tomatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 corn tortillas

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1) In a food processor, blend half the cilantro and half the lime juice. Add salt and pepper to taste and pour into a bowl. Add the beef and marinate overnight.
2) In a hot frying pan, cook the onions and the marinated beef until both are tender. Alternatively, you could grill the meat. Cut the beef into strips.
3) In the blender, blend the avocado and remaining cilantro with just enough water to give it a smooth consistency. Add salt to taste.
4) Blend the tomatoes until a smooth paste forms.
5) Spread out the tortillas and top with the beef and onion mixture. Drizzle tomato sauce over the meat and top with avocado sauce to serve. Garnish with parsley if desired.

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