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Beef Fajitas

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars
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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
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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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.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 699 calories; 42.3 31.3 49.8 121 1451 Full nutrition

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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,...

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...

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

I made these with tender sizzler steaks cut by our butcher and they turned out great. The only change I made is omitted he pepper and added chipotle chili powder. The flavor was great.

I made this exactly as instructed, it was just delicious! Served with sauteed strips of red and green bell pepper and onions. I just couldn't have been better. I think it will be in the weekly ...

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 ...

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

Excellent!!!!! I did increase oil to 1/3 cup and used 2 large limes.