Beef Fajitas

Old El Paso® Favorite Recipe! Marinate beef steak strips in a kicky lime mixture before cooking. Then serve in warm tortillas with onions, peppers, salsa and guacamole.
Prep 25 Minutes
Total Time 55 Minutes
Servings 4

Ingredient List


  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped


  • 3/4 lb lean boneless beef top round steak, slightly frozen, cut into thin strips
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red or green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/3 cup guacamole
  • 4 tortillas from 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count)
  • 1/3 cup salsa
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In medium nonmetal bowl, stir together all marinade ingredients. Add beef strips; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate, stirring occasionally.
  2. Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef and marinade; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender and beef is no longer pink. In small bowl, stir cornstarch and cold water until smooth. Add to beef mixture; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. To serve, spoon 1/4 of guacamole down center of each tortilla. Top each with 1/4 of beef mixture. Top with salsa. Fold bottom edge of tortilla toward center; fold 2 sides toward center, slightly overlapping.

Expert Tips

  • Serve fajitas with fresh pineapple or mango slices.


  • 1 Fajita Calories 360 (Calories from Fat 120);  Total Fat 13g (Saturated Fat 3g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 50mg;  Sodium 600mg;  Potassium 430mg;  Total Carbohydrate 37g (Dietary Fiber 3g ,Sugars 8g);  Protein 24g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 30%;  Vitamin C 60%;  Calcium 8%;  Iron 20%
  • Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch;  1 Other Carbohydrate;  3 Lean Meat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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