San Diego's Famous Carne Asada California Burrito Recipe
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Talk about the ultimate California burrito recipe. This bad boy is stuffed to the brim with all the good stuff and more. You're gonna love it!
Serves: 8 - 10
  • 1.5 lb. Flank Steak, sliced thin
  • ½ Yellow Onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup Liquid Aminos (or low sodium soy sauce)
  • Juice of ½ Lime
  • 2 tbsp. Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tbsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 3 Avocados
  • ½ cup Mexican Crema
  • ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • Juice of ½ Lime
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Powder
  • Pinch of Salt, to taste
  • 8 – 10 Burrito-Sized Tortillas
  • 3 cups Monterey Jack, shredded
  • 28 oz. Bag Frozen French Fries
  • 1 jar Mt. Olive Marinated Roasted Peppers, chopped
  • ½ cup Drained Mt. Olive Sliced Pepperoncini’s
  • ¼ cup Drained Mt. Olive Sweet Heat Jalapeno Slices
  • 4 tbsp. Chopped Cilantro
  1. Place meat and all marinade ingredients in a large bowl or sealable plastic bag. Mix to coat. Marinate for a minimum of 1 hour, or up to 4 hours.
  2. Bake the French fries according to package directions.
  3. While the fries bake, smash the avocado flesh, and gently mix with the remaining crema ingredients. Cover and set in the refrigerator until you’re ready to assemble the burritos.
  4. Cook the meat to desired temperature. This can be done in a large cast iron skillet on the stove or grill over medium heat.
  5. To assemble, warm the tortillas and then add a layer of sliced steak, cheese, French fries, Mt. Olive Peppers, a spoonful of the Avocado Crema, a sprinkle of cilantro and green onions. Fold into a burrito shape. Repeat until all tortillas have been used. If desired, sear the exterior tortilla of each burrito in a frying pan until browned. Enjoy immediately.
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