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Zippy Beef Fajitas

 Zippy Beef Fajitas
This is a flavorful and fast way to prepare steak filling for fajitas. The yummy flavor comes aromatic ingredients like garlic and gingerroot. There's even a can of cola in the recipe.—Laurie Sadowski, Catharines, Ontario
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 beef flank steak (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 can (12 ounces) cola
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed

Directions

  • Cut steak in half lengthwise. In a small bowl, combine the ground
  • ginger, pepper flakes, garlic powder and pepper; rub over steak.
  • Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker; add red and green peppers. Combine
  • the cola, green onions, soy sauce, gingerroot, tomato paste and
  • garlic; pour over top.
  • Cover and cook on low 6-7 hours or until meat is tender. Shred meat
  • with two forks; return to the slow cooker and heat through. Spoon
  • beef mixture onto tortillas using a slotted spoon. Yield: 6
  • servings.

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Zippy Beef Fajitas (continued)

Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.