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Savory Beef Fajitas

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours

Makes

12 servings

"My family loves beef, and I love to use the slow cooker, so this dish pleases everyone," writes Twila Burkholder of Middleburg, Pennsylvania. "The meat comes out nice and tender to create these tempting fajitas."

Ingredients

  • 1 beef flank steak (2 pounds), thinly sliced
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium jalapeno, cut into thin strips
  • 12 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • Optional: Sour cream, guacamole, salsa or shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Place beef in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Combine the next 7 ingredients; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours.
  2. Add onion, peppers and jalapeno. Cover and cook 1 hour longer or until meat and vegetables are tender.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, place about 1/2 cup of meat-vegetable mixture on each tortilla. Add desired toppings. Roll up.
Peppers (Hot)
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutrition Facts

1 fajita: 225 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 264mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate, 2g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

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