Beef Fajitas

serves 4
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Saute

Ingredients

  • 8
    tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    clove garlic, minced
  • 1
    onion, thinly sliced
  • 2
    green or red peppers, sliced
  • 1 lb
    sirloin steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    ground oregano
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    jalapeno pepper, pickled and minced
  • optional:
  • 1 pkg
    4 cheese shredded cheese or cotija cheese if you can get it
  • 1 pkg
    cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 pkg
    sour cream
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How To Make

  • 1
    Toppings for fajitas are a personal choice.
  • 2
    Suggestions: Salsa, chopped tomatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, guacamole, sour cream, shredded lettuce.
  • 3
    Variations: for chicken fajitas, omit beef and use 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips.
  • 4
    Saute for 3 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • 5
    Directions: Wrap stacked tortillas in foil.
  • 6
    Bake at 350 for 5 minutes or until warm.
  • 7
    In large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat.
  • 8
    Cook and stir garlic, onion and sweet pepper for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender.
  • 9
    Remove from pan.
  • 10
    Add remaining oil to skillet.
  • 11
    Brown beef, about 2 minutes.
  • 12
    Stir in chili powder,cumin,salt,paprika and oregano, lime juice, jalapeno peppers and cumin.
  • 13
    Return vegetables to skillet and heat through.
  • 14
    Spoon meat mixture onto center of each tortilla, top with desired toppings.
  • 15
    Fold up bottom edge, then roll up.
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