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Carne Asada/Tofu Bowl Recipe

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Try your hand at this carne asada bowl! You can replace the carne asada with tofu for a vegetarian option.


· flank steak or Tofu

· 3/4 cup chopped white or brown onion

· 1/2 cup unsalted chicken stock

· 1 can unsalted pinto beans, rinsed and drained

· 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce

· chopped tomato

· tortilla chips

· Avocado

· Queso fresco


· Heat up a cooking pan and apply some cooking spray

· Season the steak with salt and pepper.

· Add steak or tofu to the pan; cook until desired degree of doneness.

· Spread cooking oil to the pan

· Add the chopped onion

· Add some salt, stock, and the beans to pan; and bring to a boil.

· Cook for about 4 minutes, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.

· Divide lettuce among 4 shallow bowls.

· Top evenly with the mixture, steak, tomato, tortilla chips, and avocado.

· Crumble some queso fresco on top and enjoy!

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