Carne Picada Tacos

Carne picada is a cross between carne asada and ground beef. These tacos are simple and easy. I top mine with cilantro, onions, a squeeze of fresh lime and salsa.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
12 mins
8 tacos


  • 8 (7 inch) corn tortillas, warmed

  • 2 cups prepared carne picada (see Cook's Note)

  • ½ cup chopped onion, or to taste

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro, or to taste

  • 2 tablespoons salsa, or to taste

  • ½ limes, cut into wedges


  1. Heat tortillas directly on a gas grill or in the microwave. Place 2 tablespoons carne picada on each tortilla. Top with onions, cilantro, and salsa. Serve with lime wedge.

Cook's Note:

To make the carne picada, I used my recipe for Slow Cooker Carne Picada.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

328 Calories
10g Fat
28g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 328
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 131mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Protein 30g
Potassium 515mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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