Heart Healthy Recipes - Beef Fajitas
Prep: 15 minutes
Broil: 20 minutes
1 flank steak (1 pound)
1 Spanish onion (about 9 ounces), sliced
1 sweet red pepper, cored, seeded and sliced
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
¼ cup fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
8 flour tortillas (8-inch), warmed
Pico de gallo (optional)
Combine steak, onion and red pepper in shallow dish. Combine garlic, lime juice, oil, vinegar, cilantro, cumin and salt in small bowl. Pour over steak and vegetables; toss. Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
Preheat broiler. Broil steak 6 inches from heat for 8 to 10 minutes on one side; turn over. Add vegetables with remaining marinade. Broil 10 minutes more or until meat is done to desired doneness and vegetables are cooked.
Let meat stand 10 minutes. Cut diagonally against grain into thin slices. Mound steak and vegetables into tortillas; fold and serve. If desired, serve with pico de gallo.
Calories: 451 Cholesterol: 44 mg
Protein: 24 g Sodium: 521 mg
Carbohydrate: 57 g
Total fat: 13 g
¼ recipe (2 flour tortillas each) = 4 carbohydrate servings
Each tortilla = 2 carbohydrate servings