Turkey Fajitas Recipe
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I prepare these quick and easy fajitas about once a week, and my family never gets tired of them. I like serving them with salsa and light sour cream on the side. —Bonnie Basinger of Lees Summit, Missouri
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MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless turkey breast tenderloins, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow peppers, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 8 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed

Directions

In a large nonstick skillet, saute turkey in oil for 2 minutes. Add the peppers, onion, garlic, salt, cumin, pepper and cayenne. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink and peppers are crisp-tender. Stir in cilantro and lime juice; cook 1 minute longer. Serve in tortillas. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Fajitas in Light & Tasty October/November 2004, p29

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 369 calories, 7g fat (0 saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 448mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 37g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 vegetable.

  • 1 pound boneless turkey breast tenderloins, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow peppers, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 8 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute turkey in oil for 2 minutes. Add the peppers, onion, garlic, salt, cumin, pepper and cayenne. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink and peppers are crisp-tender. Stir in cilantro and lime juice; cook 1 minute longer. Serve in tortillas. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Fajitas in Light & Tasty October/November 2004, p29

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 242747
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2016

"Really flavorful. I think the family thought they were chicken and not turkey. I only used about 2 peppers, which was plenty. I cut the onions thin as recommended but I think a bit of thicker onion would have been better. (The thin ones practically became non-existent.)"

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