Beef Fajitas

Old El Paso® Favorite Recipe! Marinate beef steak strips in a kicky lime mixture before cooking. Then serve in warm tortillas with onions, peppers, salsa and guacamole.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Marinade

2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon honey
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
teaspoons chili powder
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped

Fajitas

3/4
lb lean boneless beef top round steak, slightly frozen, cut into thin strips
1
onion, thinly sliced
1
red or green bell pepper, cut into strips
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/4
cup cold water
1/3
cup guacamole
4
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; from 11-oz package), heated
1/3
cup Old El Paso™ salsa (any variety)
  • 1 In medium nonmetal bowl, stir together all marinade ingredients. Add beef strips; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef and marinade; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender and beef is no longer pink. In small bowl, stir cornstarch and cold water until smooth. Add to beef mixture; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3 To serve, spoon 1/4 of guacamole down center of each tortilla. Top each with 1/4 of beef mixture. Top with salsa. Fold bottom edge of tortilla toward center; fold 2 sides toward center, slightly overlapping.

Expert Tips

Serve fajitas with fresh pineapple or mango slices.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Fajita
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.