Fajitas with Spicy Coleslaw

Brandi Kirkpatrick


This is an old Weight Watchers recipe. It is TO DIE FOR!!! Honestly!
Sometimes I add refried beans for more umph, but it is amazing without!

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4 (two fajitas each)
Stove Top


1 tablespoon fajita seasoning
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 lb beef round, trimmed and made into bite size pieces
1 (10 oz) package coleslaw mix or 6 cups shredded cabbage
1-2 tablespoons pickled jalapeno peppers+1 tablespoon pickled juice
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
4 green onions, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
8 (6 inch) whole-wheat tortillas
1 teaspoon olive oil or canola oil

How to Make Fajitas with Spicy Coleslaw


  • 1Prepare marinade, combine the fajita seasoning, lime juice, and garlic in a ziploc bag; add beef. Squeeze out the air and seal bag tightly; turn to coat the beef. Let stand at least 10 minutes or refrigerate, turning bag occasionally, up to 2 hours. Drain marinade.
  • 2To prepare coleslaw: combine coleslaw/cabbage, jalapenos, and pickling juice, vinegar, green onions, and cilantro in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • 3Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef and saute until cooked through, 2-3 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the tortillas according to package directions; keep warm.
  • 4To serve, place about 3/4 cup of coleslaw mix into each tortilla and top immediately with beef, roll to enclose.

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About Fajitas with Spicy Coleslaw

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy