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Veggie Fajitas Recipe

Veggie Fajitas Recipe

For scrumptious and super-healthy party fare, Sarah Mercer suggests her colorful, hearty fajitas packed with crisp-tender veggies. “My husband prefers these to chicken or beef fajitas and I serve them for dinner often,“ says the Wichita, Kansas cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup salsa

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the vegetables, salt and pepper in oil for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Using a slotted spoon, place about 1/2 cup vegetable mixture down the center of each tortilla. Sprinkle each with 1/4 cup cheese; fold in sides. Top with sour cream and salsa. Yield: 8 fajitas.

Nutritional Facts

1 fajita equals 304 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 891 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.