Carne Asada

Carne Asada






4 people


This classic Carne Asada Mexican recipe is bursting with flavors. Tender sliced beef marinated in a creamy Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise base and seared to perfection.


  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) leaves and stems fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) sugar
  • 1 lb. (450 g) flank or boneless sirloin steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) vegetable oil
  • 2 small green, red and/or yellow bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 8 fajita size flour tortillas, warmed

  1. Amount per Serving
Title Amount per Serving
Energy 460.0
Total Fat 20.0 g
Saturated Fat 6.0 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre 36.0 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Fibre 4.0 g
Protein 32.0 g


  1. Combine Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise, vinegar, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, jalapeño pepper, ground cumin and sugar in large bowl; stir in beef. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour.

  2. Remove beef from marinade, discarding marinade. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook green peppers and red onion, stirring occasionally, until almost tender, about 5 minutes. Add beef and cook over high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is done, about 4 minutes. Serve beef and vegetables in warm tortillas and garnish, if desired, with additional cilantro.