Southwestern Beef Fajitas

Add something spicy to your family's Southwest dinner by serving these hearty beef fajitas!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb. boneless beef round steak, cut into 4x1/4-inch strips
1
large red bell pepper, cut into strips
1
large green bell pepper, cut into strips
1
large onion, sliced
1
teaspoon chili powder
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1
garlic clove, minced
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon cumin
2
tablespoons oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
8
(10-inch) flour tortillas, heated
  • 1 In large bowl, combine beef, bell peppers and onion. In small bowl, combine chili powder, lime peel, garlic, salt, cumin, oil and lime juice; blend well. Pour lime mixture over beef mixture; cover and refrigerate 1 hour to marinate.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef mixture; cook and stir 6 to 8 minutes or until beef is browned.
  • 3 Spoon about 1/2 cup beef mixture onto half of each warm tortilla. Fold tortilla over filling. If desired, serve with chopped tomatoes, lettuce, salsa, sour cream and guacamole.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    600
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    850mg
    850%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    70g
    70%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    90%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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