Bison Fajitas with Guacamole Salad Recipe -
Bison Fajitas with Guacamole Salad Recipe

Bison Fajitas with Guacamole Salad

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"Strips of bison flank steak are quickly stir-fried with bell peppers, onion, and jalapeno and served hot on tortillas with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    12 mins

    2 hrs 42 mins


  1. If desired, partially freeze bison flank steak for easier slicing (about 30 minutes). Thinly slice across the grain into bite-size strips. Sprinkle sliced bison flank steak with 1 teaspoon of the fajita seasoning. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Cook garlic and the 1 jalapeno pepper in the hot oil for 2 minutes. Add onion. Cook and stir for 6 to 8 minutes or until onions are tender and begin to caramelize. Remove onion mixture to a medium bowl; cover and keep warm. Add bell peppers and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of fajita seasoning to skillet. Cook and stir for 6 to 8 minutes or until peppers are tender. Add peppers to onion mixture; cover and keep warm.
  3. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the skillet. Add 1/2 of the bison flank steak strips to skillet. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes or until bison flank steak is browned. Remove from skillet and cook remaining bison flank steak.
  4. Serve bison flank steak and vegetables in tortillas topped with salsa and sour cream. Serve with lime wedges and Guacamole Salad
  5. Guacamole Salad: Combine tomatoes, green onions, the 1 jalapeno pepper, the 2 cloves garlic, the salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Gently stir in avocado. Serve on shredded romaine.
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  • Note: Recipe developed and tested by the Better Homes and Gardens® Test Kitchen using High Plains Bison products.

Reviews More Reviews

Sep 17, 2013

I wasn't surprised that the bison flank steak made tasty, tender fajitas. I have eaten bison burgers several times in Colorado restaurants and at my brother's house. I am surprised to learn, bison meat is leaner and less calories than most meats. Also, the cooking time is less than cooking beef. I would suggest if you make the guacamole salad to add the juice of 1/2 lime or lemon to prevent the guacamole salad from turning brown. Next time, I will use garlic salt or garlic powder in the salad. I am not a fan of the " too much garlic after taste."

Sep 24, 2013

Fabulous! I rubbed the steak in a little olive oil and rubbed fajita seasoning over steak. I grilled the entire steak and cut into slices so the meat did not overcook. The steak was tender and flavorful. I loved the guacamole salad. I will definitely be making it again to go with a variety of dishes. Thanks bison council for a great recipe!


7 Ratings

Sep 30, 2013

Oh boy these are amazing! I used Bison Skirt Steak instead of flank. Also grilled the bison instead of cooking it on the stove. We loved the flavor of the bison. Great way to try bison for the first time! I didn't make the guacamole salad. Everyone absolutely loved this recipe. Thanks!

Sep 30, 2013

This was so delicious!! I used bison skirt steak and grilled it instead, then added it to the cooked veggies. The guacamole salad went so well with the fajitas. Of course, we added cheese - we love cheese!!

Sep 29, 2013

We thought this made a very wonderful dinner choice! The bison cooks up very nice on a BBQ---quickly, too! I did BBQ it as a whole steak and then sliced it for the meal, so I had to change how I followed the directions. Now to find bison flank steak in the market!

Sep 30, 2013

Amazing, totally amazing. This is the first time I have ever tasted bison and I can honestly say I'm hooked. At first I really didn't know what to expect from the bison flank steaks; however, now I can tell you this, it does not taste gamy at all. In my opinion it tastes more like beef. This recipe is definitely a keeper. I did use the "Fajita Seasoning" from AR by trmeeds and grilled the flank steak whole and sliced after cooking. The rest was made per the recipe. The fajitas and guacamole salad are definitely keepers. Thank you Bison Council.


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  • Calories
  • 456 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 10.2 g
  • 41%
  • Protein
  • 20.9 g
  • 42%
  • Sodium
  • 518 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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