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Marinated Beef Tacos served on wooden block

Marinated Beef Tacos

If you find yourself craving a satisfying meaty taco, this is the recipe for you. Served with guacamole, caramelized onions and fresh lime. Divine!
Course Dinner/Lunch
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Beef, Marinated, Tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Marinating time 4 hours
Servings 6 Tacos
Calories 360kcal
Author Idriss


  • Food processor


  • 6 small corn tortillas

Marinated beef


  • 2 avocados
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 3-4 leaves fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • add to a large bowl your beef cubes, vinegar, lemon juice, paprika, onion powder, cumin and salt. Cover completely with cold water and cover your bowl with plastic wrap. Chill for a minimum of 4 hours, preferably overnight.
  • warm up some olive oil in a skillet on medium-high. Cook your onions for  5-7 minutes or until your onions are slightly charred and translucent. Remove your onions and set aside. Drain your marinated beef and add to the same pan. Cook for 7-10 minutes or until your beef is cooked to your liking.
  • in a food processor, place your pitted avocados, lime juice & zest, onion powder, basil, salt and coriander. Blend until smooth and set aside.
  • toast 4-6 tortillas and layer like so: guacamole, cooked beef, caramelized onions, coriander and a squeeze of lime.



Sugar: 1.5g | Fiber: 6.3g | Calories: 360kcal | Fat: 20.8g | Protein: 25.8g | Carbohydrates: 18.6g