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Cilantro Fajita - Mexican Basics

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  Olive oil/Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped finely (Sweet Mexican onion used)
  Green bell pepper 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped finely
  Cilantro 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped finely
  Fajita seasoning mix 3 Tablespoon
  Green food coloring 2 Drop (Optional)
  Salt To Taste (If required)

1. Heat a skillet with a couple of tablespoons of olive oil. Add the onions and cook till translucent.
2. Add the bell pepper, stir and let it cook along with the onions.
3. When the onions start to caramelize, add the finely chopped cilantro and the fajita seasoning mix. Stir to mix them well.
4. Add a few drops of the green food coloring (optional) and stir.

5. Serve the cilantro fajita with whole flour tortillas or with chips.

For additional flavoring, use guacamole, a dollop of sour cream and oven roasted jalapenos.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Those of you who are looking for a simple recipe of cilantro fajita, should definitely try this one. This is easy to make and cilantro is very healthy. Watch the video as the chef explains the recipe so well.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 313 Calories from Fat 137

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.8%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 213 mg8.9%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.1%

Sugars 10.9 g

Protein 3 g6.9%

Vitamin A 52.9% Vitamin C 213.5%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 6.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cilantro Fajita - Mexican Basics Recipe Video