Fab fajitas

Featured on Operation Transformation


A great source of healthy fats that is packed with beautiful flavours.


Ingredients - Serves 2 Adults

  • 200g of sirloin or fillet steak (well trimmed)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Juice from half a lemon
  • ¼ tespoon of ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon of chilli powder
  • 1 onion
  • 1 large red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • ¼ of an avocado
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 20g Cheddar cheese, grated (low fat)
  • 2 wholewheat wraps
  • handful of fresh coriander leaves 
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/ 325°F/ Gas Mark 3.
  2. Using a small sharp knife, cut the steak into strips and put in a small dish. Peel the garlic and use a garlic crusher or grate on the fine side of a box grater. Then add to the steak with the lemon juice, cumin and chilli powder. Season lightly with salt and pepper, is using. 
  3. Remember to wash your hands and work surface with wam soapy water after handling raw meat.
  4. Cut the onion in half and peel off the skin, then cut into slices, discarding the root. Cut the peppers in half and remove and discard the core and seeds, then cut into slices. 
  5. Cut a quarter of the avocado and finely chop the flesh. The remainder can be covered in clingfilm and kept in the fridge to use in another dish. 
  6. Heat a non-stick pan on a medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Stir-fry the onions and peppers for 1-2 minutes to soften. Add the marinated steak and continue to stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until the steak is cooked through and tender.
  7. Heat the wraps on a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat for about 10 seconds on each side. Arrange on plates and divide the steak and vegetable mixture amongst them. Scatter over the avocado and cheese and finish with the coriander leaves before serving. 

 

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The steak and vegetable mixture would keep for up to 4 days in an airtight container in the fridge. Alternatively this could be made in the slow cooker. Simply cook the steak mixture on low for 2 hours and once the vegetables have been added give it another 2 hours.

About this Recipe

Featured on the RTE programme Operation Transformation

Fab fajitas
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Serves

2 Adults

2 Adults

5-a-day

3 Of Your 5 A Day

3 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

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1/2 of this recipe contains
Energy
1518kj
363kcal
18%
Fat
16g
23%
Saturates
4.8g
24%
Sugars
11g
12%
Salt
0.6g
10%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (341g)
Energy445Kj 1518Kj
106Kcal 363Kcal
Fat4.7g 16g
(of which saturates)1.4g 4.8g
Carbohydrate6g 20g
(of which sugars)3.3g 11g
Fibre2.4g 8.3g
Protein8.8g 30g
Salt0.2g 0.6g

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