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Crock Pot Steak Fajitas

posted by Julie Evink on April 20, 2015

Crock Pot Steak Fajitas ~ Loaded with Steak, Red Peppers, Green Peppers, Yellow, Peppers, Onions and Spices! Piled High on a Tortilla Shell! The Perfect Quick, Easy Weeknight Recipe!

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Crock Pot Steak Fajitas ~ Loaded with Steak, Red Peppers, Green Peppers, Yellow, Peppers, Onions and Spices! Piled High on a Tortilla Shell! The Perfect Quick, Easy Weeknight Recipe!

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Something really, really big happened in the small Minnesota town that I live in. I bet you are wondering what on earth could be that amazing. This is it guys, a Mexican restaurant opened. I’m talking authentic Mexican food that is delicious and to die for. Ok, ok it wasn’t really that epic but in this small community getting a new restaurant is a pretty big deal and it’s been in the works for about two years, or so it seemed. Everyone kept waiting and waiting. Then they tried to open quietly so they weren’t overwhelmed. Epic fail. The newspaper announced it on their website and on Facebook and it spread like wildfire which resulted in a two hour wait for just a table! We get pretty dang excited over things like this apparently. Then a Chinese restaurant opened a few months later. Big things are happening peeps. So we have a Italian, Mexican and Chinese restaurant now and we are all smiling and are pants appear to be getting tighter around these parts or at least mine are.

Crock Pot Steak Fajitas ~ Loaded with Steak, Red Peppers, Green Peppers, Yellow, Peppers, Onions and Spices! Piled High on a Tortilla Shell! The Perfect Quick, Easy Weeknight Recipe!

Here’s the deal I’m a bit of a wuss and don’t try to many new things. So I went to the Mexican restaurant the first time and got a chicken enchilada. Totally in my comfort zone, but at least it wasn’t a quesadilla right? Ok, I lied actually the first time I went was with Danielle over at The Creative Bite, who is much much more daring than I am. I got a platter that had like three different things on it and the only thing I liked was the enchilada so I was a bit bummed for going out of my comfort zone. The next time I went I got the enchilada cause I was not putting on my big girl panties and trying something new again. I just wasn’t doing that. Well, long story short is hey I ate there AGAIN. For the record this place has been open since the new year and I don’t eat there like every week as much as I’d like too. So on this third go around, I was once again dining with Danielle, ok so we like each other a little or something. She ordered the fajitas. I took a breath and did the same thing. Guess what peeps? I LOVED them. I mean as in I ordered then the next time I went too. Wait, it really does sound like I live there doesn’t it?

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So by this time I kind of dreamed about their fajitas and I couldn’t go there every week and get them as it appears I was on that route previously so I decided to make them at home. I started brainstorming and I knew I wanted to put them in slow cooker because I’m just a little bit lazy or maybe just a little crazy busy and after work I want supper stat. So I popped them in the crock pot and they were divine! I prepped all the ingredients the night before and just through the steak in the seasoning and threw everything in the crock pot. Heaven on earth. Now I think I need to go back to the said Mexican restaurant for inspiration don’t you think? Glad we think alike.
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Crock Pot Steak Fajitas

Preparation 20 minutes Cook Time 6 hours Serves 8 servings     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 2 lb sirloin steak
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 small yellow onion, sliced
  • 3/4 c. beef broth, low sodium
  • 1 c. water
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 16 Tortillas

Instructions

  1. Put chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper in a gallon resealable bag.
  2. Slice sirloin against the grain into small strips. Put in resealable bag and shake until steak is coated with spices.
  3. In a medium sized bowl whisk together beef broth, water, vinegar and lime juice.
  4. Place peppers and onion on bottom of slow cooker. Top with steak and then pour liquid mixture over steak.
  5. Cook on low 6-8 hours or until steak is cooked through and vegetables are tender.

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Recipe Notes

*Please be aware all slow cookers cook at different heat levels, please adjust accordingly.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 fajitas
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 371kcal Calories from fat 161
% Daily Value
Total Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 283mg12%
Carbohydrate 26g9%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 27g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g

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    Comments

  • Danielle


    So smart to make these in a crock pot! I hear you on the restaurant thing. There’s some part of me that just has to try something new every time but unfortunately the majority of times I’m disappointed. but every now and again I come across a gem, that makes it worthwhile. Like you and fajitas!!! 🙂

  • Lisa @ Wine & Glue


    I love that this is so exciting!! This totally cracks me. Also, I’ve said it before and I will say it again, I could never live in a small town! Pinning these bad boys!

  • Cyndi - My Kitchen Craze


    Yay for new restaurants in your area! These sound delicious! Love that you cook them in the crock-pot!! I used to never try foods either, but then my hubby always gets me to try just a bite of something, then I fall in love with it. I need to try these soon. 😉

  • Ashley | The Recipe Rebel


    Oh man, I love fajitas AND the crock pot! That is super exciting that you have 3 restaurants! We have about that, but most of them aren’t open in the evening. Lol.

  • Kelly - Life Made Sweeter


    These fajitas look incredible! Love that they’re made in the crock pot! Yay for new restaurants – we moved to small town 3 years ago and get so excited every time a new one opens too 🙂

  • heather+@french+press


    so I am TOTALLY making this tonight!

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