Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes {LOW CALORIE Steak Street Tacos}

Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes

These Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes for Steak Street Tacos are just 348 calorie for 2 tacos, and have over 33g of protein!

This low calorie carne asada taco recipe is packed full of flavor, and is extra easy to make. We used our famous Carne Asada Tacos Marinade to make these grilled steak tacos, and cut calories from the marinade by eliminating most of the oil.

Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes Steak Street Tacos

We were able to keep the carne asada tacos calories low with some of our low calorie cooking tips. Tricks that you will learn in the sections below.

You can use these tricks to lower calories in carne asada tacos in all your tacos… plus, we’ve supplied you with several healthy toppings for street tacos.

These Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes for Steak Street Tacos are just 348 calorie for 2 tacos, and have over 33g of protein!

Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes

This article will teach you how to make carne asada for tacos, supply you with a low calorie marinade for carne asada tacos. And supply you with lost of healthy toppings for carne asada tacos.

You’ll learn what kind of steak for tacos to buy, and how to make steak tacos on the stove or the BBQ.

Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes Steak Street Tacos

To make these carne asada tacos recipe easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Carne Asada Taco Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Carne Asada Tacos
  • Low Calorie Carne Asada Taco Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Steak Street Tacos

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Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin our grilled steak tacos recipe to Pintrest so it’s safely stored for you.

Up next, you’ll find a shopping list for grilled beef tacos recipes…

Carne Asada Taco Ingredients

You can use this grilled steak taco recipe to make skirt steak tacos, or flank steak tacos. Both cuts of beef will work well with this seasoning for carne asada tacos.

Now that you know what steak for taco to buy, let’s move onto the street taco marinade and the best toppings for our low calorie steak taco recipe.

Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes Steak Street Tacos

Low Calorie Cooking Tip: Skip soaking the steak tacos in oil, and instead marinate them in the low calorie taco marinade below. Use Olive Oil Spray to cook the street tacos. This way you are eliminating about 1/2 cup of oil and saving 100’s of calories and lots of fat.

Shopping List for Carne Asada Street Tacos Recipe:

Steak Tacos Marinade:

  • Limes
  • Garlic cloves
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Jalapeño
  • Distilled white vinegar
  • Pepper
  • Skirt steak
  • Olive Oil Spray

Toppings for Carne Asada Tacos:

  • Corn tortillas
  • Cilantro
  • White onions
  • Limes 
  • Cotija cheese (optional)

Special Tip: You can find the measurements in the printable recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this steak tacos recipe you want to make, and the recipe card will do all the measurement math for you with the click of a button!

Up next, how to make carne asada tacos…

How to Make Carne Asada Tacos

Our low calorie carne asada taco recipes are easy and delicious. This section will supply you with a handy “how to guide” to grilling steak tacos.

This healthy street taco recipe can be made on the grill or on the stove top… Or with a handy indoor grill like the one below.

Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes Steak Street Tacos

How to Make Steak Street Tacos:

How to Make Carne Asada:

  1. In a blender, combine the lime juice, garlic, cilantro, jalapeño, vinegar, and pepper and blend until smooth. Transfer the marinade to a resealable gallon bag. Add the steak, seal the bag, and marinate in the fridge for at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours.
  2. Preheat a grill or a grill pan on the stove top to high heat.
  3. Remove the steak from the marinade, and discard. Then lightly spray the steak with olive oil spray.
  4. Grill the steak for 7 to 10 minutes on each side, until it reaches your desired doneness. 

How to Assemble Street Tacos:

  1. Wrap the tortillas in a damp paper towel and steam in the microwave according to package.
  2. To each steamed tortilla add 2 oz of carne asada, top with cilantro, onions and if you desire, cheese.
  3. Serve hot with lime wedges, your favorite hot sauce, salsa or guacamole.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with the measurements, ingredients, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card below. Keep scrolling to find the extra easy recipe card!

Up next, a sharable recipe card, and more toppings for carne asada taco recipes…

Low Calorie Carne Asada Taco Recipe

You can have 2 of these grilled steak street tacos for just 348 calories, plus 33.2g of protein!

These healthy carne asada taco recipes come with extra low calorie toppings… Check out these 5 amazing salsas and guacamole recipes!

Healthy Salsas and Toppings for Street Tacos:

  1. Green Salsa Recipe {Tomatillo Salsa Verde}
  2. Homemade Salsa made in a Food Processor or Blender
  3. Easy Homemade Mango Salsa Recipe {LOW CALORIE}
  4. Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe (Chunky Salsa Recipe)
  5. The Best Homemade Guacamole Recipe
Healthy Carne Asada Taco Recipes

Low Calorie Carne Asada Street Taco Recipe

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These healthy carne asada taco recipes are low calorie and so easy to make!
This low calorie steak tacos marinade is extra low calorie, and helps save 100's of calorie per taco.
You can have 2 grilled steak tacos for just 348 calories! That includes that tortillas too!!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Marinade Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8 servings
Calories 348 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

Steak Tacos Marinade:

  • Juice of 4 limes
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro sprigs
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds skirt steak
  • Olive Oil Spray

Toppings for Carne Asada Tacos:

  • 16 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped white onions
  • 2 limes cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese (optional)

Instructions
 

How to Make Carne Asada:

  • In a blender, combine the lime juice, garlic, cilantro, jalapeño, vinegar, and pepper and blend until smooth. Transfer the marinade to a resealable gallon bag. Add the steak, seal the bag, and marinate in the fridge for at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours.
  • Preheat a grill or a grill pan on the stove top to high heat.
  • Remove the steak from the marinade, and discard. Then lightly spray the steak with olive oil spray.
  • Grill the steak for 7 to 10 minutes on each side, until it reaches your desired doneness.

How to Assemble Street Tacos:

  • Wrap the tortillas in a damp paper towel and steam in the microwave according to package.
  • To each steamed tortilla add 2 oz of carne asada, top with cilantro, onions and if you desire, cheese.
  • Serve hot with lime wedges, your favorite hot sauce, salsa or guacamole.

Notes

The Best Carne Asada Recipe

Nutrition

Serving: 2tacosCalories: 348kcalCarbohydrates: 24.3gProtein: 33.2gFat: 12.9gSaturated Fat: 4.6gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 109mgPotassium: 472mgFiber: 3.3gSugar: 1.1gCalcium: 59mgIron: 4mg
Keyword chicken tacos, Main Course, steak
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Nutrition and Calories in Steak Street Tacos

Most carne asada tacos recipes are soaked in lots of oil… adding excess calories and fat that are not needed to make the best carne asada!

We cut out almost all of the oil and boosted the seasoning for carne asada tacos, so what you get are low calorie steak tacos, for a fraction of the calories.

Be sure to check out more low calorie recipes in the next section!

Nutrition and Calories in Steak Street Tacos

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