Beef Fajitas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 393.1
  • Total Fat: 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 82.8 mg
  • Sodium: 750.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.3 g
  • Protein: 33.8 g

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Whole wheat, fresh veggies, and lean sirloin beef. The family won't even realize it's healthy! Whole wheat, fresh veggies, and lean sirloin beef. The family won't even realize it's healthy!
Number of Servings: 4


    1 tablespoon chili powder
    1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
    1/2 teaspoon paprika
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    12 ounces lean beef sirloin, cut into 1/2 " strips
    1 red onion, cut into strips
    1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
    1-2 cups fresh cilantro, finely chopped
    4 whole-wheat tortillas, 8" diameter
    1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    2 cups diced tomatoes
    2 cups shredded lettuce
    1/2 cup salsa


1. In a small bowl, stir together the following:
• chili powder
• oregano
• paprika
• garlic powder
• salt

2. Dredge the sirloin pieces in the seasonings, coating completely.

3. In a nonstick frying pan, cook the sirloin strips over medium heat about 8 minutes, until slightly pink.

4. Add the following:
• onion
• red bell pepper strips

5. Sauté 5 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.

6. Place tortilla on griddle on medium high heat

7. Immediately spoon approximately 2 tbsp of meat and vegetable mixture on tortilla.

8. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp cheddar cheese

9. Fold tortilla with metal tongs (careful not to touch the hot griddle).

10. Grill for 20 seconds, or until tortilla browns.

11. Flip fajita to other side, using tongs. Grill for about 10 seconds.

12. Remove from heat. Repeat steps 6-11 with remaining tortillas

13. Serve immediately with separate bowls of:
• diced tomatoes
• shredded lettuce
• salsa
(The family can add these ingredients as desired)

Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HOTSISTERSUE.

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  • I made close to this, but I marinated the meat in olive oil and lemon and lime juice. My seasoning was a little more spicy than this too. - 9/4/07

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