Carne Asada Soft Tacos

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Created by food blogger Jenny at Picky Palate, these assemble-your-own carne asada tacos will have the kiddos jumping at the chance to make second and third helpings! Let them pick out their own toppings and these will undoubtedly become a much-requested meal.

Makes 4 servings.

Ingredients:
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound carne asada beef or flank steak
1/2 cup finely chopped white onion
2 cloves minced garlic
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 avocados, peeled and seeded
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3/4 cup yellow corn
1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper
4 soft tortilla bread

Method:
1. Place oil, lime juice, cumin, salt, and pepper into a medium bowl, whisking to combine. Place beef, onions, and garlic into a large zip top bag and pour marinade inside bag. Close top of bag and with hands, massage beef with marinade to coat evenly. Place in refrigerator and marinade for 1 hour.

2. Heat oil in grill pan over medium heat. Grill beef until browned, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board to rest for 5 minutes. Cut thin slices against the grain or on the bias.

3. Place avocado, lime juice, salt, and pepper into a medium bowl. Mash with a fork until well combined.

4. Place corn and peppers into a medium bowl, mixing to combine.

5. Place beef slices, a dollop of guacamole, and a spoon of corn and peppers into soft tortilla bread. Serve warm.

To read more about (and see more great photos of) this recipe click here.

This is a guest post from our friend Jenny at Picky Palate. Be sure to visit her blog for more wonderful food news and family-friendly recipes!