Ground Beef Fajitas

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
teaspoon grated fresh lime peel
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1
tablespoon chili powder
1
tablespoon tomato paste
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into strips
1
medium onion, cut into thin wedges
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
4
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; from 11-oz package), warmed
1/4
cup sour cream
4
teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Guacamole, if desired

Steps

Hide Images
  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix beef, lime peel, lime juice, chili powder, tomato paste and garlic. Shape mixture into 4 sausage-shaped rolls, about 6 inches long. Thread 1 beef roll on each of 4 (11-inch) metal skewers; flatten slightly.
  • 2
    In another medium bowl, mix bell pepper, onion and oil; place mixture in grill basket (grill “wok”).
  • 3
    Place skewered beef rolls and grill basket on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 7 to 8 minutes, turning beef rolls after 5 minutes and shaking basket to turn vegetables occasionally, until beef rolls are thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 4
    Remove each beef roll from skewer onto center of tortilla. Spoon vegetables over beef rolls. Top with sour cream and cilantro. Serve with guacamole.

Notes









Tips

Expert Tips

  • To warm tortillas in the oven, wrap them in foil and bake at 325°F for about 7 minutes. To microwave, cover tortillas with microwavable waxed paper and microwave on High 30 to 60 seconds.
  • Tomato paste is available in tubes and cans. Look for it in the supermarket next to the canned tomato products.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Fajita
Calories
410
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
410mg
17%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

© 2017 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved