Simple Grilled Steak Fajitas Recipe

Simple Grilled Steak Fajitas Recipe
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Simple Grilled Steak Fajitas Recipe

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After moving to a new state with two toddlers in tow, I came up with effortless fajitas. They make an easy weeknight meal on the grill or in a cast-iron skillet. —Shannen Mahoney, Odessa, Missouri
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (3/4 inch thick and 1 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, halved
  • 1 medium green pepper, halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Sliced avocado, optional
  • Minced fresh cilantro, optional
  • Lime wedges, optional

Directions

Rub steak with seasoning mix. Brush onion and peppers with oil.
Grill steak and vegetables, covered, on a greased rack over medium direct heat 4-6 minutes on each side, until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; and medium well, 145°) and vegetables are tender. Remove from grill. Let steak stand, covered, 5 minutes before slicing.
Cut vegetables and steak into strips; serve in tortillas. If desired, top with avocado and cilantro and serve with lime wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Simple Grilled Steak Fajitas in Simple & Delicious August/September 2016

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 363 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 686mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (3/4 inch thick and 1 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, halved
  • 1 medium green pepper, halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Sliced avocado, optional
  • Minced fresh cilantro, optional
  • Lime wedges, optional
  1. Rub steak with seasoning mix. Brush onion and peppers with oil.
  2. Grill steak and vegetables, covered, on a greased rack over medium direct heat 4-6 minutes on each side, until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; and medium well, 145°) and vegetables are tender. Remove from grill. Let steak stand, covered, 5 minutes before slicing.
  3. Cut vegetables and steak into strips; serve in tortillas. If desired, top with avocado and cilantro and serve with lime wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Simple Grilled Steak Fajitas in Simple & Delicious August/September 2016

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