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Fajita Tortilla Bowls Recipe

Fajita Tortilla Bowls Recipe

When brushed with butter and baked over custard cups, Katie's spinach tortillas make crunchy bowls for lettuce salads topped with pork and peppers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 spinach tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound boneless pork loin chops, cut into thin strips
  • 1 envelope fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4-1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped

Directions

  • 1. Place six 10-oz. custard cups upside down in a shallow baking pan; set aside. Brush both sides of tortillas with butter; place in a single layer on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 1 minute. Place a tortilla over each custard cup, pinching sides to form a bowl shape. Bake for 7-8 minutes longer or until crisp. Remove tortilla from cups to cool on wire racks.
  • 3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Combine pork and seasoning mix; add to the skillet. Cook and stir until meat juices run clear. Remove pork with a slotted spoon.
  • 4. In the drippings, saute onion and peppers until crisp-tender. Place lettuce in tortilla bowls; top with the pork, pepper mixture and tomato. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.