Slow Cooked Beef Fajitas
Who doesn't love a fajita?! These slow cooked beef fajitas will have your guests lining up for seconds. This is one of the star performers for your Mexican dinner fiesta. Serve with tortillas, coriander and some guacamole or avocado, and you're onto a winner.
Recipe Tester Feedback: "Tasty fajita filling, and it's easy to make ahead for a quick meal." - Diana
No: Egg / Nuts
Contains: Gluten / Dairy
*Variations: Can be made without Gluten / Dairy
Preparation Time 30 minutes + marinating time
Cooking Time 4 hours on high, or 8-9 hours on low
Serves 8, can be doubled
Cooked meat can be frozen
- dried onion flakes - 4 Tbsp
- garlic powder - 2 Tbsp
- chilli powder - 1 tsp, mild
- cumin - 1.5 tsp, ground
- paprika - 1.5 tsp
- pepper - 1 tsp, cracked
- salt - 1 tsp
- sugar - 1 tsp, optional
- beef strips - 800g
- oil - 2 Tbsp
- fajita seasoning - 3 Tbsp
- capsicum - 1, red, cut into long strips
- capsicum - green, cut into long strips
- onion - 1, red, halved and cut into small wedges
- tomatoes - 400g, diced
- lime - 1, juice only
- fresh coriander - 1/2 bunch, or parley
- To serve:
- sour cream - (*omit for DF)
- Place the onion flakes (4 Tbsp), garlic powder (2 Tbsp), chilli powder (1 tsp), cumin (1.5 tsp), paprika (1.5 tsp), pepper (1 tsp), salt (1 tsp) and sugar (1 tsp) into the bowl. Mill Speed 9 / 20 seconds. This will make more seasoning than you need for this recipe. Store remaining seasoning in an airtight container.
- Place beef strips (800g), oil (2 Tbsp) and fajita seasoning (2 Tbsp only) into a medium sized bowl. Stir to combine well. Allow meat to marinate overnight. This step can be skipped if you are short on time.
- Add marinated meat, red capsicum (1), green capsicum (1), red onion (1), tomatoes (400g), lime juice (from 1 lime) and remaining fajita seasoning (1 Tbsp) to slow cooker. Stir to combine well.
- Cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 8-9 hours.
- Once cooked, add the coriander or parsley (1/2 bunch) to the slow cooker and mix to combine.
- Serve meat mixture in tortillas with guacamole and a dollop of sour cream.