Skillet Carne Asada
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Skillet Carne Asada

Prep: 15 minutes plus standing
Roast: 25 minutes • Serves: 8

1 (2-pound) top round beef roast
1 tablespoon PICS canola oil
3-1/2tablespoons carne asada seasoning
8 (6-inch) PICS soft flour tortillas
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
Garnishes: chopped white onion, cilantro sprigs, lime wedges, crushed red pepper flakes, pomegranate seeds

1.Brush roast with oil and sprinkle with seasoning; let stand 1 hour at room temperature.

2.Preheat oven to 400°. Heat large oven-safe or cast iron skillet over high heat 3 minutes; add roast, cover and cook 6 minutes or until outside is browned, turning occasionally. Transfer skillet with roast to oven; roast 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 135°.

3.Transfer roast to cutting board; tent with aluminum foil and let stand 10 minutes before slicing. (Internal temperature of roast will rise to 145° upon standing for medium-rare.) Thinly slice roast across the grain; serve with tortillas, avocado and garnishes, if desired.


Approximate nutritional values per serving:
332 Calories, 15g Fat (3g Saturated), 73g Cholesterol,
614mg Sodium, 20g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 29g Protein

Chef Tip:
Complete this dish with warm black beans and cherry tomatoes, cooked jasmine rice with chopped cilantro and crumbled queso fresco.