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Published on November 09, 2021

beef fajitas

Recipe: Slow-Cooked Beef Fajitas

Crockpot meals make everything easier, and fajitas are a dish you can whip up in your slow-cooker. This recipe lets you take care of other chores or just relax while it cooks.

Slow Cooked Beef Fajitas

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1½ pounds beef flank steak
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen loose-pack pepper stir fry vegetables
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar green salsa
  • 8 (6-inch) flour or corn tortillas, warmed
  • Optional: sour cream

Directions

  1. Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into portions to fit into a 3½ to 4 quart slow cooker.
  2. Place stir-fry vegetables in the cooker. Top with meat. Pour salsa over all
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours. Remove meat from cooker; slice across the grain. Strain peppers, reserving 1/3 cup liquid. Combine sliced meat, vegetables and reserved juices.
  4. Serve in warm tortillas.

Note: Make sure to pick only non-starchy vegetables for your blend.

Nutrition: Calories, 256; fat, 8.7 grams; sodium, 582.5 milligrams; carbs, 26.2 grams; fiber, 1.8 grams; protein, 16.4 grams.

Lauren Cornay, RD, LN, is a registered dietitian at Avera Heart HospitalGet more insight on nutrition and health.

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