Skillet Steak Fajitas Recipe

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Skillet Steak Fajitas Recipe

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When friends call to ask me for a new recipe to try, I often suggest these flavorful fajitas. Just put the beef in the slow cooker before church and come home to a hot delicious main dish.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 large green pepper, julienned
  • 1 large onion, julienned
  • 6 to 8 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, salsa, sour cream, lettuce and tomatoes, optional

Directions

In a skillet over medium heat, brown the steak in oil. Place steak and drippings in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Add lemon juice, garlic, cumin, seasoning blend, chili powder and red pepper flakes; mix well. Cover and cook on high for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until meat is tender. Add green pepper and onion; cover and cook for 1 hour or until vegetables are tender. Warm tortillas according to package directions; spoon beef and vegetables down the center of tortillas. Top each with cheese, salsa, sour cream, lettuce and tomatoes, if desired. Fold in sides of tortillas and serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Fabulous Fajitas in Taste of Home's Down-Home Diabetic Cookbook Annual 2000, p118

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 313 calories, 10g fat (0 saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 large green pepper, julienned
  • 1 large onion, julienned
  • 6 to 8 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, salsa, sour cream, lettuce and tomatoes, optional
  1. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the steak in oil. Place steak and drippings in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Add lemon juice, garlic, cumin, seasoning blend, chili powder and red pepper flakes; mix well. Cover and cook on high for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until meat is tender. Add green pepper and onion; cover and cook for 1 hour or until vegetables are tender. Warm tortillas according to package directions; spoon beef and vegetables down the center of tortillas. Top each with cheese, salsa, sour cream, lettuce and tomatoes, if desired. Fold in sides of tortillas and serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Fabulous Fajitas in Taste of Home's Down-Home Diabetic Cookbook Annual 2000, p118

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