Beef Fajitas in Slow Cooker

Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC™ Guy’s Guide to Eating Well


Beef Fajitas in Slow Cooker

Fajitas have never been simpler! A quick fajita rub, combined with salsa, peppers and onions in slow cooker for fall-apart tender fajitas.

Ingredients

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: About 5-8 hours

Makes 8 (about 1/2 cup meat) servings

  • 1 (16-ounce) jar salsa
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds flank steak, skirt steak or boneless chuck
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 3 assorted bell peppers, cored and sliced (any combination green, red, yellow)

Preparation

  1. In 3 1/2-6-quart slow cooker, pour salsa on bottom.
  2. In small bowl, mix chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder and season to taste. Season meat with all seasonings. Add meat, remaining seasoning, onion and peppers.
  3. Cook on LOW 8 hours, or HIGH 5-6 hours or until tender. Use slotted spoon, to remove meat, onions and pepper.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 211 Calories
  • 41% Calories from Fat
  • 9g Fat
  • 4g Saturated Fat
  • 48mg Cholesterol
  • 288mg Sodium
  • 10g Carbohydrates
  • 2g Dietary Fiber
  • 5g Total Sugars
  • 20g Protein
  • Dietary Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat

Serving Suggestion: Serve with your favorite condiments and tortillas. Use corn tortillas to keep gluten-free.

Nutrition Nugget: Bell peppers are loaded with antioxidants and one of the best sources of vitamin C.

Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC™ Guy’s Guide to Eating Well. For more of Holly's easy healthy recipes, visit her Blog and YouTube channel.