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So, Taco de Harina con Carne y Salsa may sound pretty exotic to you. I know that it did to me. But, what you’re really making here is a burrito. The taco de harina translation is wheat taco which is a soft, wheat flour tortilla. The con carne y salsa is with meat and salsa. It sounds pretty fancy if you aren’t familiar with Mexican food but once you know what it means, you’ll be making it regularly because it is just that good.
Taco de Harina con Carne y Salsa Recipe
Since Marty is from Texas, he’s used to eating Mexican food several times a week. Sometimes, it’s my seafood tacos. Other times, he enjoys my refried bean dip or my easy guacamole dip. We usually make up a seasoned meat filling and then just use it in a variety of different Mexican dishes throughout the week.
To keep this totally authentic, you can make your own tortillas. I did it once and it was fun to do. We used this tortilla press to make ours because it helps them have the same uniform thickness.
If you want to make this a quick family meal, I’d recommend buying the tortillas, guacamole, and the salsa already made. If you want to try making your own homemade salsa, try these salsa recipes.
Taco de harina fillings
You can fill your taco de harina with anything you like. It should at least have meat and salsa but feel free to add rice, cheese, guacamole, refried beans, onions, and anything else you enjoy eating. You can roll it up (like I do) or fold it in half (like my husband does). It tastes amazing no matter how you make it.
If you prefer, you can always serve this in tacos de maiz (corn tacos) if you prefer. We often serve my daughter’s that way because corn tacos are gluten-free.
If you’d like to try making your own homemade tortillas, check out the helpful video above.
15 minPrep Time
15 minCook Time
30 minTotal Time
- 1 lb beef stew meat, grilled chicken, or grilled fish cut into small pieces
- 1 container salsa (or homemade)
- 1 container of guacamole (or homemade)
- 2 cups of shredded pepper jack cheese
- flour tortillas
- You can add other toppings as you like - tomatoes, shredded lettuce, olives, sour cream, etc.
- Fry the beef until cooked and pour in the container of salsa.
- Heat until warm.
- Load up the tortillas with whatever toppings you enjoy.
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