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Beef Fajitas

 Beef Fajitas
My husband never tires of Mexican food. I usually serve these fajitas with Mexican rice and pinto beans.
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 20 min.


  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 beef flank steak (about 3/4 pound), cut into thin strips
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Salsa, optional


  • In a bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, garlic, lemon peel, chili
  • powder and pepper. Place half in a resealable plastic bag; cover and
  • refrigerate remaining marinade. Add meat to bag. Seal and turn to
  • coat; refrigerate for 4-8 hours.
  • Drain and discard marinade. In a skillet, heat reserved marinade. Add
  • meat and green onions. Cook and stir until meat reaches desired
  • doneness. Using a slotted spoon, place about 1/2 cup meat mixture
  • down the center of each tortilla. Top with salsa if desired. Fold
  • sides over meat mixture. Yield: 2 servings.