Spicy steak fajitas

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

40 min

Serves

4

Spicy steak fajitas

Photo, Erik Putz.

By cooking your veggies in the oven, this recipe is a breeze to tackle any day of the week.


Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion , cut into wedges
  • 2 bell peppers , green and orange, sliced
  • 3 tbsp canola oil , divided
  • 450 g strip loin steak , about 1/2-inch thick
  • 1 tbsp Tex-Mex spice blend , such as Clubhouse
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup store-bought salsa
  • 1/4 cup sour cream , (optional)
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese , (optional)
  • 3 tbsp chopped cilantro , (optional)
  • 1 lime , cut into 8 wedges

Instructions

  • POSITION rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • TOSS onion and peppers with 2 tbsp oil on prepared sheet. Roast until peppers are tender-crisp, about 20 min. Transfer to a platter.
  • HEAT a large frying pan over medium-high. Rub steak with Tex-Mex spice blend and salt. Add remaining 1 tbsp oil to pan, then steak. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 2 to 3 min per side for medium-rare. Transfer steak to a cutting board and let rest, covered, 5 min. Cut into 1/2-in. slices, then transfer to a plate.
  • TOP tortillas with steak, vegetables, salsa, sour cream, cheese, cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 492,
  • Protein
  • 29 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38 g,
  • Fat
  • 25 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1 mg.
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