Crock-Pot Fajitas

      Crock-Pot Fajitas

      These fajitas are a family favorite: chicken, beef or vegetarian.

      Preparation: 20 min. (a.m.) & 10 min. (p.m.)
      Serves 12.

      You want chicken fajitas—use chicken. You want beef fajitas—use beef! Vegetarian? Got that covered, too. These fajitas are a family favorite.

       

      Ingredients  
      beef top round steak; skinless, boneless chicken breast;
      pork tenderloin; or 24 oz. firm tofu
      1 lb.
      onion 1 lg
      green bell pepper, seeded 1
      red bell pepper, seeded 1
      yellow bell pepper, seeded 1
      salt 3/4 tsp
      jalapeño or hot pepper rings from a jar 12
      pinto, kidney or black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can (15 oz)
      lime juice or 2 envelopes True Lime® crystallized lime 2 T
      Zippy Zonya Mexi Mix 4-5 T
      6" flour tortillas 12
      3 ripe tomatoes, chopped 3
      shredded lettuce 1 cup
      light sour cream 3/4 cup
      (1 T per fajita)

      Directions


      4 to 8 hours before serving:

      • Trim meat well of fat and cut into 6 portions. (Crumble or cube tofu.)
      • Place in slow cooker.
      • Cut onion and bell peppers into strips and place in slow cooker.
      • Add salt, pepper rings, beans, lime juice and Mexi Mix to slow cooker and mix well.
      • Cook on high 4 to 5 hours or on low 7 to 8 hours.

      Just before serving:

      • Break meat into bite-sized chunks.
      • Warm tortillas in microwave. 
      • Using tongs or a slotted spoon, remove contents from slow cooker. Assemble fajitas with toppings of your choice.
      • Serve 1 fajita per person with raw veggies, dip and fruit for dessert.

      Note: Expect about 1 cup of liquid to be left in the crock pot. Makes an excellent soup starter.

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      Nutrition information


      For 1 fajita: 1/2 cup beef mixture, tomatoes, lettuce, sour cream  
      Calories 235
      Calories from Fat 21%
      Fat 5.5 g
      Saturated Fat 2 g
      Fiber 4 g
      Cholesterol 30 g
      Sodium 438 mg
      Protein 16 g
      Total Carbohydrate 30 g
      Sugars 4 g

       

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