Posted by: Bill & Gayle McCord | March 25, 2011

Weekend Recipe: Tacos Al Carbon & Spicy Slaw

As the weather is warming up, Tex-Mex just sounds right!  Here is a versatile recipe you can grill outside or indoors with either steak or turkey fillets.  It’s surprising just how tasty this meal is!  You have to try it!

Tacos Al Carbon

  • 1 1/2 c thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 1 /2 c thinly sliced onion
  • 1 # turkey or beef, thinly sliced
  • 1T chili powder
  • 1T fresh lime juice
  • 2 1/2 t olive oil
  • 3/4 t salt
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 flour or corn tortillas {warmed}
  • 3T chopped fresh coriander {aka cilantro}
  • 6T {fat-free} sour cream

Heat a grill pan over med-hi heat.  Coat with cooking spray.  Add bell pepper and cook 4 minutes.  Add onion and saute 10 min.  Place pepper mixture in bowl and keep warm.

Add meat to pan.  Cook until done (5-7 minutes).  Add to pepper mixture.  Add chili powder, juice, oil, salt, and garlic to bowl.  Toss to coat.

Heat tortillas.  Spoon meat mixture onto each tortilla and serve with coriander/cilantro.

Spicy Cabbage Slaw

Combine 6 c thinly sliced cabbage, 1/2 c thinly sliced green onions, 2T fresh lime juice, 1T extra-virgin olive oil, 1t salt, and 1 seeded and minced jalapeno pepper.  Toss well.



  1. We LOVE this dish…back when we had a real income, it was even more delicious with beef!

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