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A plate of carne asada tacos next to tortillas and cheese.
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5 from 19 votes

Carne Asada Tacos

These carne asada tacos are the best steak tacos and bursting with flavor. They're perfect for outdoor grilling, parties or even your next Taco Tuesday. Watch the video above to see how quickly they come together!
Prep Time2 hours
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Course: Main Meal
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Carne Asada Taco Recipes, Carne Asada Tacos
Servings: 6 tacos
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 1 recipe carne asada
  • 2 avocados
  • 3 tbsp cotija cheese
  • 1/3 cup onion finely diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 6 tortillas
  • limes for garnish


  • Grill the carne asada until it's cooked to your preference. Slice it against the grain, then chop it into small pieces.
    Grilled carne asada sliced up on a board.
  • Use a spoon to mash the avocado and spread a large spoonful or two onto each tortilla. Then, top the avocado with chopped carne asada, a sprinkle of cotija cheese, some diced onion and fresh cilantro. Squeeze fresh lime juice on top.
    Carne asada tacos on a plate with limes and carne asada.




Calories: 514.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.3g | Protein: 35.4g | Fat: 30.7g | Saturated Fat: 9.3g | Cholesterol: 98.3mg | Sodium: 201.9mg | Fiber: 5.6g | Sugar: 0.9g