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Beef Fajita Bowls

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Beef Fajita Bowls
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Forget the wrap and serve beef fajitas in a bowl. Tortilla strips make a tasty topper!
Updated Sep 16, 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
  • 1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Old El Paso™ flour tortilla for burritos (8 inch) (from 11.5-ounce package), cut into 4x1/2-inch strips
  • 1 bag (1 pound) frozen stir-fry bell peppers and onions
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

  • 1
    Cook rice as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cut beef with grain into 2-inch strips; cut strips across grain into 1/8-inch slices.
  • 3
    Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; rotate skillet to coat bottom. Cook tortilla strips in oil 1 to 2 minutes on each side, adding additional oil if necessary, until golden brown and crisp. Drain on paper towel.
  • 4
    Add beef to skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Remove from skillet.
  • 5
    Add bell pepper mixture and corn to skillet; cook and stir 1 minute. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring twice, until crisp-tender. Stir in beef, salsa, lime juice, chili sauce and cumin. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Stir in cilantro. Divide rice among bowls. Top with beef mixture and tortilla strips.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    The beef cuts easiest after it's been frozen about 30 minutes.

Nutrition

435 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 64g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
435
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Cholesterol
50mg
0%
Sodium
370mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
64g
0%
Dietary Fiber
5g
0%
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
58%
58%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
26%
26%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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