Easy Dinner Recipe: Healthy Carne Asada Burritos

March 6, 2014

Thinly sliced, quick cooking beef means dinner takes just minutes to prepare. This delicious burrito recipe from Pick Fresh Foods features tender carne asada, a fresh and easy pico de gallo salsa, baby spinach and avocado all wrapped up in warmed tortillas. It's the perfect quick and easy meal for any night of the week!

Carne Asada Burritos
Submitted to Foodista by Pick Fresh Foods
Serves 6

[For Meat]
1 lb sirloin, trimmed and diced (1/2 inch)
1 tsp ground cumin
½ tsp paprika
1 tsp black pepper
½ tsp kosher salt
½ cup fresh lime juice
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[For Pico de Gallo]
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
1 small onion, diced
1 jalapeño, seeded and diced
½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 fresh lime, juiced
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1 Tbsp Olive oil
2 garlic cloves, pressed
½ cup onion, diced
6 burrito size tortillas
2 cups fresh baby spinach
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
1 fresh lime, cut into wedges

In a medium sized bowl combine beef, cumin, paprika, pepper, salt and lime juice. Toss to combine and coat meat. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

Prepare pico de gallo in a small bowl. Cover and let sit until ready to assemble burritos.

Prepare avocado slices and drizzle with fresh lime juice to keep them from browning.

In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic to pan and cook just until garlic is fragrant. Add beef to pan and cook for 3-5 minutes.

Warm tortillas in a large pan over medium heat.

Place ¼ cup meat, 2 tablespoons of pico de gallo, and a double layer of spinach leaves in the center of each tortilla. Fold sides over filling, then roll one edge over filling and roll until filling is completely covered. Place seam side down on plate.

Serve with lime wedge and sliced avocado.
 

 



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