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Steak Fajitas with Tomato-Corn Relish

steak fajitas with tomato-corn relish Entree
Steak Fajitas with Tomato-Corn Relish
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 7 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 17
  • Servings 12

A colorful corn relish adds fresh flavor to spicy, slow-cooked beef fajitas.

Updated March 5, 2012

Ingredients

Fajitas

  • 1
    cup thick and chunky cilantro salsa
  • 2
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons chipotle chili pepper powder
  • 1/2
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/2
    teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/4
    to 1 1/2 lb beef flank steak, trimmed of fat
  • 1
    sweet onion, cut into 3/4-inch wedges
  • 1
    medium red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch strips
  • 1
    medium yellow bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch strips
  • 12
    low-fat flour tortillas (8 inch)
  • Fat-free sour cream, if desired

Relish

  • 1
    can (11 oz) whole kernel sweet corn, drained
  • 1
    large tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 3
    tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 1
    tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/8
    teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix salsa, garlic, chili pepper powder, salt and cumin.
  • 2
    Cut beef into 3x1/2x1/2-inch strips; stir into mixture in cooker.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 4
    Add onion and bell peppers to beef in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 30 to 45 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix relish ingredients; set aside.
  • 5
    To serve, wrap tortillas in damp microwavable paper towels; heat in microwave on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds or until warm. Spoon about 1/2 cup beef mixture down center of each warm tortilla; top with relish and sour cream. Fold 2 sides of tortilla over filling toward center.

  • Serve with rice and fat-free refried beans.
  • If you like your fajitas with a little more kick, use fiery hot salsa in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
3g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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