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Garlic Beef Tacos

Juicy, garlic flavored beef tacos topped with a fresh tomato salsa and cilantro lime sauce. These Garlic Beef Tacos are an easy, flavorful weeknight meal!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Refrigeration Time1 hr
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Garlic Beef Tacos
Servings: 5 servings of 2 tacos
Calories: 409kcal

Ingredients

Garlic Beef

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 1 lb shaved beef
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Salsa

  • 3 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1/3 cup red onion diced
  • 1 cup diced Roma tomatoes ~3 Roma tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Cilantro Lime Sauce

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 lime (juice and zest of the lime)
  • 1/3 cup cilantro chopped and packed

Serving

  • ~10 flour taco shells

Instructions

Garlic Beef

  • Season beef with salt and pepper to taste, making sure all of the beef is evenly coated.
  • Melt butter in sauce pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and beef, stirring occasionally, until beef is just cooked through, roughly 5 minutes. Do not overcook the beef.

Salsa

  • Stir together cilantro, red onion Roma tomatoes, salt, apple cider vinegar, and olive oil. Place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.

Cilantro Lime Sauce

  • Place sour cream, salt, juice of 1 lime, zest of 1 lime, and cilantro in a small food processor. Process until smooth, about 2 minutes. Place sauce in container with lid with refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Serving

  • Divide beef among taco shells. Top with salsa and cilantro lime sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 400mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 7.7mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2.1mg