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Mexican Fajitas

Feed the family with a homestyle fajita feast

6

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Recipe author

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Have a Mexican fiesta with these delicious beef fajitas. Fresh capcisums and crisp lettuce make a small amount of steak go a long way. Serve with tortillas and a lick of fresh lime for a delicious family feast.


This recipe is based on Allyson Gofton's original Beef Fajitas recipe.

Have a Mexican fiesta with these delicious beef fajitas. Fresh capcisums and crisp lettuce make a small amount of steak go a long way. Serve with tortillas and a lick of fresh lime for a delicious family feast.

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High Iron

High Protein

Ingredients

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600g Quality Mark beef steaks

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sliced

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2 Tbsp olive oil

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1 tsp ground cumin

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1 tsp paprika

sweet

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1 red onion

sliced

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1 red capsicum

sliced

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1 green capsicum

sliced

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1 lime

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juice of

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6 tortillas

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lettuce leaves

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6 Tbsp cheese

grated, optional

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6 tsp sour cream

optional

Method

To Make Fajitas

1

Coat beef strips with olive oil, sprinkle with ground cumin and sweet paprika, season well with salt and pepper.

2

Preheat a non-stick pan to moderately-hot. Keep the heat at moderately high.

3

Cook the beef in 3 batches.

4

Cook the first side until the first sign of moisture appears on the uncooked side, turn and cook the other side of the beef strips.

5

Remove each batch and set aside.

6

Add onion and capsicum to the pan, cook for 1 minute.

7

Return beef to pan, stir to warm and squeeze the juice from a fresh lime over the beef.

8

Remove beef from pan immediately.

9

Serve beef with warmed tortillas, sour cream, grated cheese and lettuce.

Nutrition Information per Serving (349g)

This nutritional analysis includes tortillas, sour cream and cheese.

Energy

2230kJ (531 kcal)

Protein

33.1g

Total Fat

24.5g

Saturated Fat

9.7g

Carbs

40.6g

Dietary Fibre

8.9g

Sodium

428mg

Iron

4.0mg

Zinc

6.6mg

Vitamin B12

1.8µg