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Wasabi Beef Fajitas

 Wasabi Beef Fajitas
Beef fajitas get an Eastern spin with gingerroot, sesame oil and wasabi, a type of Japanese horseradish. you can find it in the Asian section at your supermarket. &mdashTaste of Home Test Kitchen
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared wasabi
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 1 pound uncooked beef stir-fry strips
  • 12 green onions with tops, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup coleslaw mix


  • In a small bowl, mix cornstarch, soy sauce, wasabi, ginger and garlic
  • until blended. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over
  • medium-high heat. Add beef; stir-fry 4-6 minutes or until no longer
  • pink. Remove from pan.
  • Stir-fry green onions and red pepper in remaining oil 2-3 minutes or
  • until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and
  • stir 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Return beef to pan;
  • heat through. Serve with tortillas and coleslaw mix. Yield: 8
  • servings.

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Wasabi Beef Fajitas (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 fajita equals 273 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 533 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.