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Savory Beef Fajitas

 Savory Beef Fajitas
"My family loves beef, and I love to use the slow cooker, so this dish pleases everyone," writes Twila Burkholder of Middleburg, Pennsylvania. "The meat comes out nice and tender to create these tempting fajitas."
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 beef flank steak (2 pounds), thinly sliced
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium jalapeno, cut into thin strips
  • 12 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • Sour cream, guacamole, salsa or shredded cheddar cheese, optional

Directions

  • Place beef in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Combine the next seven
  • ingredients; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours.
  • Add onion, peppers and jalapeno. Cover and cook 1 hour longer or
  • until meat and vegetables are tender.
  • Using a slotted spoon, place about 1/2 cup of meat-vegetable mixture
  • on each tortilla. Add desired toppings. Roll up. Yield: 12
  • servings.

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Savory Beef Fajitas (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 fajita (calculated without toppings) equals 225 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 264 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.