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Grilled Fajitas

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Makes

4 servings

A special marinade gives the steak in these fajitas outstanding flavor that's always a hit with my family. It's a fun and satisfying summer main dish using garden-fresh peppers and onions. —Cheryl Smith, The Dalles, Oregon
Grilled Fajitas Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 beef flank steak (about 1 pound)
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • Green, sweet red and/or yellow peppers, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Sour cream and lime wedges, optional

Directions

  1. In a large shallow dish, combine the first nine ingredients; add steak. Turn to coat; cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill over high heat until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°).
  3. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute onion and peppers if desired in oil for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Slice meat into thin strips across the grain; place on tortillas. Top with vegetables; roll up. Serve with sour cream and lime wedges if desired.

Nutrition Facts

2 fajitas: 576 calories, 23g fat (6g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 741mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 4g fiber), 31g protein.

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