Pork 'n' Pineapple Fajitas Recipe
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Pork 'n' Pineapple Fajitas Recipe

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Grilled pineapple gives these fajitas a different, fun twist people will love. If you have time, allow the pork to marinate for up to an hour.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced pineapple
  • 1 envelope fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 fajita equals 523 calories, 22 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 942 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 35 g protein.


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine seasoning mix and reserved juice; add the pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place the red pepper, onion and pineapple on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. square). Fold foil around mixture and seal tightly.
  3. Prepare grill for indirect heat. Drain and discard marinade from pork. Grill pork and foil packet, covered, over indirect medium heat for 20-35 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the pork reads 145° and vegetables are tender. Remove from the grill. Cover pork and let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Cut tenderloin into strips; place on tortillas. Top with vegetable mixture, cheese and avocado; fold in sides. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pork Tenderloin Fajitas in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008, p8

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 25, 2014

"I think this could use a much longer marinating time. Not enough seasoning for me."

Reviewed Jul. 13, 2011

"Love, love, love this!!!"

Reviewed Jun. 16, 2011

"Good! I wasnt sure how I would like the pineapple but it added a nice tropical flavor to the fajitas. I realized at home I had forgot to buy fajita seasoning, so I just used taco seasoning ~ it turned out fine. We omited the avocados but made fresh guacamole to go with and also served w/ a pineapple & mango chipotle salsa. Very yummy!"

Reviewed Jun. 26, 2008

"Sounds good."

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