Summer

Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos

July  8, 2016
Photo by Lindsay Jang
  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • Steak marinade (dry rub and paste)
  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • Dry rub:
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • Paste rub:
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 jalepeno, seeded
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Toppings
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion
  • 2 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 lime
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • corn tortillas
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine all of the dry rub ingredients. Stir with a fork to combine well. Add steak and rub both sides, pressing the mixture into the meat. If you have time, marinate overnight in the fridge, not necessary if pressed for time.
  2. In a small food processor, add the 'paste' marinade ingredients and pulse until a thick paste is formed. It’s okay if there are still chunks of the ingredients visible. Rub both sides of the steak with this paste and place meat into a slow cooker.
  3. Top steak with remaining onion, tomatoes, lime juice and bell pepper. Cook for 4-6 hours on high or 8 hours on low.
  4. Serve with corn tortillas, salsa, guacamole, pickled vegetables or other desired toppings.

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