Grilled Carne Asada (and Carne Asada Burritos)

Grilled Carne Asada from FavFamilyRecipes.comI love LOVE LOVE carne asada. I love it in burritos (see recipe below), tacos, breakfast burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas, over rice… the possibilities are endless. It is so versatile! You can’t go wrong with a good carne asada recipe. A special thanks to my friend Karla for giving me the idea for this recipe. You are the carne asada queen!


Carne Asada Burritos

Carne Asada Burritos:
There is a little taco truck close to where we live that has THE BEST carne asada burritos. One thing that the taco truck guy does that I love is he adds shredded cabbage instead of shredded lettuce. It makes all the difference. I had to add cabbage to this recipe! Yum!

Carne Asada Burritos

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  • carne asada, prepared (see recipe above)
  • flour tortilla shells (I like the uncooked ones from winco that you warm up yourself)
  • shredded cabbage
  • pico de gallo
  • black beans
  • Spanish rice
  • shredded cheese (Monterey jack or cheddar)
  • salsa
  • sour cream
  • avocado (or guacamole)
  • cilantro
  • lime wedges


  • Layer carne asada on tortilla shells and add any or all of the garnishes. Roll up into a burrito and serve!


  1. Amy F. says:

    Jesse always orders this at Mexican Restaurants. I'm so glad you posted this one! I've never tried to make it at home. Where is this "local" truck that sells the burritos? I'd love to take Jesse and get one sometime.

  2. Erica says:

    @Amy– It's at the Liberty Lake farmer's market. It's called Jalapeno Jeaven. I CRAVE his burritos!

  3. Amy F. says:

    Sounds yummy! Is the farmers market still open this summer?

  4. Erica says:

    No 🙁 Last week was the last week until next Spring

  5. Amy F. says:

    Well, I have something to look forward to next summer already then!

  6. Emily says:

    Is chipotle peppers with adobo sauce the right kind? Do they make peppers in adobo that aren’t chipotle?

  7. Amberly Christensen says:

    Hey! I don’t see the recipe for the marinade? I’ve made it before and loved it. Did you take it off the site?

    • Erica says:

      Not intentionally! I will try to find out where it went. Thanks for letting me know!

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