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Zippy Beef Fajitas

This is a flavorful and fast way to prepare steak filling for fajitas. The yummy flavor comes aromatic ingredients like garlic and gingerroot. There's even a can of cola in the recipe.—Laurie Sadowski, Catharines, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 beef flank steak (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 can (12 ounces) cola
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed


  • Cut steak in half lengthwise. In a small bowl, combine the ground ginger, pepper flakes, garlic powder and pepper; rub over steak. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker; add red and green peppers. Combine the cola, green onions, soy sauce, gingerroot, tomato paste and garlic; pour over top.
  • Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 6-7 hours. Shred meat with two forks; return to the slow cooker and heat through. Spoon beef mixture onto tortillas using a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 365 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 1125mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein.

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  • jillanglemyer
    Jun 23, 2012

    I really liked this recipe. I had someone request it from me. I did leave out the red pepper flakes because I didn't have any.

  • JessT2003
    May 3, 2011

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