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Squash Fajitas with Goat Cheese Recipe

Squash Fajitas with Goat Cheese Recipe

When we visit New Mexico, we always try new and exciting cuisine. The last time we were there, I tried a couple of traditional foods with new twists, like pumpkin tamales and goat cheese enchiladas. With an abundance of squash and onions coming out of the garden, I wanted to create a new and healthy fajita. This is a great meatless dish. —Debra Keil, Owasso, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 pounds yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1 log (4 ounces) fresh goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large skillet, saute squash and onion in oil until tender. Add garlic, pepper and salt; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 2. Spoon onto tortillas. Top with cheese and sprinkle with parsley. Fold in sides. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 fajitas equals 476 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 919 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 15 g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.