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Fast Fajita Pita Recipe

Fast Fajita Pita Recipe

"These are perfect for busy days," notes Cathy Bell of Joplin, Missouri.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 medium sweet red or green pepper, julienned
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons fajita seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 slices deli roast beef, julienned
  • 2 slices Monterey Jack cheese (1/2 ounce each)
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 2 pita breads (6 inches), halved and warmed
  • 1/2 medium tomato, diced
  • 2 tablespoons salsa, optional
  • 2 tablespoons prepared ranch salad dressing, optional


  • 1. In a small skillet, saute the onion, red pepper and fajita seasoning in oil until vegetables are just tender. Add roast beef; saute 5-6 minutes longer or until beef is heated through.
  • 2. Place a piece of cheese and a lettuce leaf in each pita half; fill with beef mixture and tomato. Serve with salsa and ranch dressing. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving: 2 filled pita halves (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 351 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein.