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Beef Fajita

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Forget the wrap and serve beef fajitas in a bowl. Tortilla strips make a tasty topper!
  Uncooked regular long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Uncooked regular long-grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Boneless beef sirloin steak 1 Pound
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Flour tortilla 1 , cut into 4x1/2-inch strips (Old El Paso®)
  Frozen stir fry bell peppers and onions 1 Pound
  Frozen whole kernel corn 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Green Giant® Niblets®)
  Thick 'n chunky salsa 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Old El Paso®)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Chili sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoon (fresh)

1. Cook rice as directed on package.
2. Meanwhile, cut beef with grain into 2-inch strips; cut strips across grain into 1/8-inch slices.
3. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; rotate skillet to coat bottom. Cook tortilla strips in oil 1 to 2 minutes on each side, adding additional oil if necessary, until golden brown and crisp. Drain on paper towel.
4. Add beef to skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Remove from skillet.
5. Add bell pepper mixture and corn to skillet; cook and stir 1 minute. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring twice, until crisp-tender. Stir in beef, salsa, lime juice, chili sauce and cumin. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Stir in cilantro. Divide rice among bowls. Top with beef mixture and tortilla strips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Meaty, Rich
Slow Cooked
Holiday, Kids, Party
Beef, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 844 Calories from Fat 220

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.6%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.8 mg20.3%

Sodium 506.7 mg21.1%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.3%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 34 g67.3%

Vitamin A 45.8% Vitamin C 26.1%

Calcium 11.7% Iron 21.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Beef Fajita Recipe