Beef fajitas

Nov 07, 2022 • 20 min

Whole wheat tortillas and a generous helping of veggies boost the fiber and other nutrients of this meal. Starting with a leftover lean cut of steak, it’s a yummy lunch that comes together in minutes, with a balanced nutritional profile. Add a dollop of salsa to punch up the flavor even more.


  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • 2 c. sliced onion
  • 2 c. sliced bell peppers 
  • 20 oz. steak, cooked 
  • ¼ tsp. salt                                                         
  • 4 (8-in.) whole wheat flour tortillas          


Step 1:

Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium to high heat.

Step 2:

Add onion and bell pepper. Sauté for 5 minutes.

Step 3:

Add cooked, sliced steak and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes to warm. Sprinkle with salt.

Step 4:

Wrap tortillas in damp paper towels and microwave on high for 1 minute.

Step 5:

Put each tortilla on a plate. Divide the steak, onions and peppers among the four tortillas.

Nutrition facts

4 servings

Serving size: 1 fajita

Amount per serving

Calories 470

Total fat 18g; saturated fat 6g; trans fat 0.5g

Cholesterol 115mg

Sodium 510mg

Total carbohydrate 31g; dietary fiber 5g; total sugars 4g

Protein 45g

Potassium 820mg

Phosphorus 500mg