Recipe Details

Beef Fajitas

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 2 fajitas

Beef Fajitas

To cut against the grain means to slice the meat in the opposite direction of the lines -- the grain -- in the meat.

Name: Amount:
cooking spray 1 ea
flank steak, cut against the grain into 2-inch strips 0.30
canola oil 1 tsp
green bell peppers, sliced into thin strips 2 ea
onion, sliced into thin strips 1 med.
water 0.25 cup
chili powder 0.50 Tbsp
cayenne pepper 0.25 tsp
cumin 0.25 tsp
salt 0.50 tsp
ground black pepper 0.50 tsp
6-inch flour or corn tortillas 8 ea

Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook beef over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.


Add oil to the pan and heat. Add green pepper and onion; cook for about 7 minutes or until beginning to brown. Add meat and any juices back to pan and cook another 2 minutes.


Add water and spices, including salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer until water evaporates. Serve with tortillas.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 350
Calories from Fat 101
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 36mg
Sodium 635mg
Potassium 2mg
Carbohydrates 41g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
Folic Acid 2%
Dietary Exchange 2 Starch 2 Vegetable 2 Lean Meat 1 Fat