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Budget Friendly Beef Fajitas

Home Made Beef Fajita Recipe

6

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Make a small amount of steak go a long way with these simple but delicious fajitas. Serve with tortillas, and top with grated cheese and sour cream for a quick and easy weeknight meal.
This recipe is based on Allyson Gofton's original Beef Fajitas recipe.

Tender, juicy, melt-in-your-mouth slices of steak with capsicum and onion. Is there anything better? Serve with tortillas and lime. Also a great way to use up leftover steak. This recipe is based on Allyson Gofton's original Beef Fajitas recipe.

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High Protein

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Under 30 Minutes,

Ingredients

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600g Quality Mark beef steaks

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sliced

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2 tbsp olive oil

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1 tsp ground cumin

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1 tsp paprika

sweet

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1 red onion

sliced

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1 red capsicum

sliced

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1 green capsicum

sliced

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1 lime

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juice of

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6 tortillas

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lettuce leaves

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6 tbsp cheese

grated, optional

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6 tsp sour cream

optional

Method

To Make Fajitas

1

Coat beef strips with olive oil, sprinkle with ground cumin and sweet paprika, season well with salt and pepper.

2

Preheat a non-stick pan to moderately-hot. Keep the heat at moderately high.

3

Cook the beef in 3 batches.

4

Cook the first side until the first sign of moisture appears on the uncooked side, turn and cook the other side of the beef strips.

5

Remove each batch and set aside.

6

Add onion and capsicum to the pan, cook for 1 minute.

7

Return beef to pan, stir to warm and squeeze the juice from a fresh lime over the beef.

8

Remove beef from pan immediately.

9

Serve beef with warmed tortillas, sour cream, grated cheese and lettuce.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (349g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

2230 (531)kJ

Protein

33.1g

Total Fat

24.5g

Saturated Fat

9.7g

Carbs

40.6g

Sugars

6.3g

Sodium

428mg

Iron*

4.0mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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