Beef Fajitas

Beef Fajitas

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Cook 7 hrs to 8 hrs (low) or 3-1/2 to 4 hours (high)
  • Serving Size: 1 tortilla with 1/2 cup meat mixture
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium red or green sweet peppers, cut into thin bite-size strips
  • 1/4 cup lower-sodium beef broth
  • 8 7 - 8 - inches whole wheat or plain flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup coarsely shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup bottled salsa (optional)
  • 1/3 cup purchased guacamole (optional)
  • 1/3 cup light dairy sour cream (optional)

Directions

  1. Place onion in a 3-1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Trim fat from steak. Sprinkle one side of the steak with cumin, coriander, black pepper, and salt; rub in with your fingers. Cut steak across the grain into thin bite-size strips. Add beef strips to cooker. Top with sweet pepper. Pour broth over all.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.
  3. To serve, use a slotted spoon to spoon beef-vegetable mixture onto tortillas. Top each serving with carrot and lettuce. Fold tortillas over. If desired, serve with salsa, guacamole, and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 298 cal., 8 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 68 mg chol., 485 mg sodium, 20 g carb. (12 g fiber, 4 g sugars), 33 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Lean Meat (d.e): 4; Starch (d.e): 1; Vegetables (d.e): 0.5;

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