Beef Fajitas

Beef Fajitas

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"This yummy steak filling is sure to tingle your taste buds. It's easy to make ahead and when ready, it cooks quickly for a filling meal. Optional: serve with shredded lettuce or any condiments of your choice."
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Ingredients

4 h 30 m servings 699 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 699 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 42.3 g
  • 65%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.3g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 49.8 g
  • 100%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 1451 mg
  • 58%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Whisk olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, onion, garlic, cumin, salt, and black pepper in a bowl, and pour into a resealable plastic bag. Add steak strips, coat with the marinade, squeeze out excess air, and seal bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 4 hours to overnight.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir beef in hot skillet until all liquid is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Serve cooked beef with tortillas, salsa and Mexican cheese blend.

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One glance at the simplicity of these ingredients and I knew it was going to be a winner. We used flank steak which I marinated for, oh, a good 5 or 6 hours. Gave it a quick sear, a nice rest,...

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I made this exactly how the recipe stated, I was a little concerned that the meat would be too tough, but it was good tenderness, I just bought pre packaged fajita meat. Pretty good flavor, no...

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One glance at the simplicity of these ingredients and I knew it was going to be a winner. We used flank steak which I marinated for, oh, a good 5 or 6 hours. Gave it a quick sear, a nice rest,...

Easy and very very good!! Will make this again and again!!

This recipe has an excellent marinade for the beef. It turned out full of flavor. The only thing I added were big onion slices and red pepper when I was cooking the meat. Omitted the salsa and ...

Good basic lime fajita marinade. If you don't a like lime, garlic, and cilantro combination then you shouldn't make it. Instead go spend a buck on a fajita marinade packet at the grocery store...

Very good, easy and fast. I like the spice combo.

This was so delicious, just the flavor profile I was looking for. I used two N.Y. strip steaks sliced thinly, marinated in mixture as per recipe, but used only 1 t of cumin - that was the only ...

I made this exactly how the recipe stated, I was a little concerned that the meat would be too tough, but it was good tenderness, I just bought pre packaged fajita meat. Pretty good flavor, no...

It turned out really good. I added half an Anaheim chili and half a bell pepper to the mix along with some chipotle seasoning to add some more kick.

Used taco seasoning instead of cumin. Added some hot sauce and threw in some red peppers while cooking. Delicious!

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