Easy Beef Fajitas

Fajitas can be a diabetes friendly food (just like most any food), and you can join Toby as she prepares this easy recipe to prove the point.


Beef 1 Pound (Top Round, Top Sirloin or London Broil)
Flour tortilla 8 Small
Lime wedges 8
Cilantro sprigs 4 , chopped
Picante sauce/Salsa 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For marinating beef
Fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoon
Olive oil/Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
Garlic cloves 2 Large , crushed



1. In a Ziploc bag add in the olive oil, garlic and fresh lime juice. Add the beef and coat evenly, let it marinate for 20 minutes in the fridge.


2. Take out the beef and place over a medium heat grill and cook for 7 – 8 minutes turning until desired doneness is obtained.

3. When meat is done, trim the visible fat and cut into thin strips across the grain.

4. Warm the tortillas on the grill or in microwave.


5. Top the tortillas with meat, picante sauce, and cilantro and squeeze the lemon wedge.


6. Serve with your favorite condiment.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 195Calories from Fat 90

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 428 mg17.83%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 2 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet