1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 large sweet red pepper, julienned
1 large onion, julienned
8 mini flour tortillas (5 inches)
Optional toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, fresh cilantro leaves, sliced jalapeno pepper and avocado
1In a large skillet, brown steak in oil over medium heat. Place steak and drippings in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, chili powder and red pepper flakes.
2Cover and cook on high until meat is almost tender, 2 hours. Add red pepper and onion; cover and cook until meat and vegetables are tender, 1 hour.
3Warm tortillas according to package directions; spoon beef and vegetables down the center. Top as desired.
Prize winning recipe.
This recipe has less then 350 calories per serving.
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours
Makes 8 servings
1 fajita: 220 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 337mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.