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Carne Asada Tacos (with Cauliflower Tortillas)

Serves 4

Prep Time: 30 minutes for marinade (at least 1 hour, up to 2 days)

Cook Time 20-25 Minutes


Carne Asada

  • 2 Lbs. Skirt Steak
  • 3 TBSP. Avocado Oil
  • 1 Tsp. Cumin
  • 3 Large Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 5 Scallions, White Part Only, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro, Finely Chopped
  • 1 Lime, Zested & Juiced
  • 1 Tsp. Avocado Oil For Cooking

Taco Filling

  • 2 Tsp. Avocado Oil
  • 1 Onion, Diced
  • 1 Cup Mushrooms, Thinly Sliced Lengthwise
  • 2 Tsp. Latin Spice Blend 
  • 2 Zucchini, Cut Into Matchsticks
  • 2 Yellow Squash, Cut Into Matchsticks
  • Salt & Pepper To Taste 
  • 1 Lime
  • 1-2 TBSP. Coconut Aminos
  • Handful Fresh Cilantro, Chopped

Optional Additions

  • Carrot, Shredded
  • Asparagus
  • Bell Pepper 


  • Guacamole 
  • Avocado Chunks
  • Salsa 
  • Tomatoes

Cauliflower Tortillas


Carne Asada

  1. In Shallow baking dish, combine all carne asada ingredients. 
  2. Marinate at least an hour or up to 2 days.
  3. Add Teaspoon avocado oil to cast-iron skillet or heat grill on medium-high heat.
  4. Sear each side 3-4 minutes or until you get a nice golden sear.
  5. Rest Meat 3 minutes before slicing. Slice meat against the grain.
  6. Heat Medium skillet on medium heat.
  7. Placed baked tortilla in the pan, press down slightly. Brown 1-2 minutes on each side. Repeat with remaining tortillas. 

Taco Filling

  1. In a large skillet, sauté onions, mushrooms, and Latin spice blend in 2 teaspoons of avocado oil until mushrooms are tender.
  2. Next, add zucchini and yellow squash and cook a few more minutes.
  3. Add coconut aminos and cook a couple more minutes to combine.
  4. Season to taste. Finish with a squeeze lime and a handful of fresh cilantro.

Assembling Tacos

  1. Top each tortilla with meat, taco filling, and any other toppings you choose. 
  2. Enjoy!


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