Beef Fajitas

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. By Betty Crocker Kitchens
Prep 25 Minutes
Total 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 Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; from 11-oz package), heated
  • 1/3 cup Old El Paso™ salsa (any variety)
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.


Calories360(Calories from Fat120),Total Fat13g(Saturated Fat3g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol50mgSodium600mgTotal Carbohydrate37g(Dietary Fiber3g Sugars8g),Protein24g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A30%;Vitamin C60%;Calcium8%;Iron20%; Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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