Fabulous Beef Fajitas Recipe
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Fabulous Beef Fajitas Recipe

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It's a breeze to make with the no-fuss Italian dressing marinade and fast-cooking sirloin steak.—Lorna Nault, Chesterton, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 289 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 584mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine 1/4 cup salad dressing and chili powder; add steak. Seal and turn to coat; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large skillet, saute peppers and onion in remaining salad dressing until crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm.
  3. Drain steak, discarding marinade. In the skillet, saute steak for 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink; drain. Return vegetables to pan; heat through. Spoon meat and vegetables down the center of tortillas; fold in sides. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fabulous Beef Fajitas in Quick Cooking May/June 2001, p7

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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ljcripe User ID: 1869471 77911
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2013

"Yummy and easy!"

juliecooks4u User ID: 1585693 79110
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2011

"SOOOOOO easy, you don't think it will be anything great. But is now a DEFINITE family favorite! Even my kids will eat it. We use homemade Italian dressing and wheat tortillas to make it more healthy."

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