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Skillet Steak Fajitas Recipe

When friends call to ask me for a new recipe to try, I often suggest these flavorful fajitas. Just put the beef in the slow cooker before church and come home to a hot delicious main dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 large green pepper, julienned
  • 1 large onion, julienned
  • 6 to 8 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, salsa, sour cream, lettuce and tomatoes, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the steak in oil. Place steak and drippings in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the lemon juice, garlic, cumin, seasoning blend, chili powder and red pepper flakes. Cover and cook on high for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Add green pepper and onion; cover and cook for 1 hour or until vegetables are tender.
  • 3. Warm tortillas according to package directions; spoon beef and vegetables down the center of tortillas. Top each with cheese, salsa, sour cream, lettuce and tomatoes if desired. Fold in sides of tortillas and serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/8 recipe equals 313 calories, 10 g fat (0 saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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