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I added a few other ingredients to make it more like a Mexican fajita. I added some cinnamon, lemon juice, oregano, cayenne pepper, minced garlic and a few other ingredients and I cut back on the vinegar to about a tablespoon, along with the olive oil. This made it to where it didn't need to be drained and it was delicious! My husband didn't even realize there was no meat and these are the best I've ever made! Thanks for the recipes!
This is a great recipe and the best part about it is that you can "tweak" it to match your taste and available ingredients. For the marinade, I cut down on oil quite a bit, used lemon juice instead of vinegar and added crushed pepper in addition to chili powder. It worked great! I used all the recommended fresh veggies but no canned corn or beans. Finally I marinated veggies for 10 min at room temperature and then stir fried it on high heat on a very hot skillet. The results were mouthwatering and my husband loved it! Thanks so much for such a great recipe.
My husband complained loudly when he saw the name of this recipe. However, he really like these fajitas. We topped with fresh tomatoes and cilantro (and my husband put cheese on his). I also used only 2 Tbs. oil in the marinade. This is my new fajita recipe.
These were good right off the stove but the leftovers were not good at all imo. But anyhow I did add more spices to the veggies and I also added in spices to the beans (I used pinto, only because I was making black bean rice). I also made guacamole. I definitely recommend adding in less vinegar and more dry spices. Spices I used were salt, black pepper, paprika, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder etc.
The first time I made this, I followed the recipe pretty closely, and it was okay. Since then, I've tweaked the marinade a bit by doubling the chili powder and adding a splash of lemon juice and a pinch each of cayenne pepper, cumin, and cinnamon. I usually leave out the corn and beans, and I let the veggies marinate for at least 2 hours. I love this recipe with those additions—it's so easy and flavorful—and I end up making it pretty frequently.
yummo. everyone loved them. i originally mixed up jasmine rice and pinto beans for the side dish then next day for leftovers put them in the fajitas. delish! definitely add some more spices i added cinnamon and then took a taco seasoning packet mixed with some water and added that to the marinade. also added avocado to the toppings at the end.