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  • Serves:6
  • Prep Time:20 mins
  • Cook Time:18 mins

Beef Fajitas

+1 Mexi Beans

Mmm, juicy, tender cuts of beef sizzling away with charred capsicum and onion...you can almost smell it, can’t you? We’ve added Mexi Beans to give a touch of spice to the recipe, cutting through the creaminess of the avocado and enhancing the fresh lime flavours. You’ll be going back for seconds after sinking your teeth into this mouth-watering Mexican dish.


Original recipe by New Idea Magazine | 6.3.15


Ingredients

+1 1 Can (300g) Edgell Mexi Beans

  • 500g packet tri-coloured capsicums, thickly sliced
  • 2 onions, cut into thick wedges
  • 900g beef rump steak
  • 12 x 21cm soft whole grain flour tortillas
  • 2 medium avocados, mashed
  • Coriander sprigs, jalapenos, chilli sauce & lime wedges, to serve
  • -
  • Marinade:
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican chilli powder
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Method

To make marinade, combine all ingredients in a medium jug. Mix well.

Toss capsicums and onions in 2 tablespoons of the marinade in a large bowl.

Combine beef and remaining marinade in a shallow dish. Turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Drain beef.

Heat a lightly oiled barbecue grill plate over a high heat. Add beef in two batches. Cook for about 3 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your liking. Don’t over-cook beef. Remove. Cover loosely with foil to keep warm.

Cook capsicums and onions on same grill plate over a medium to high heat, turning for about 5-6 minutes, or until charred and tender.

Cut beef across the grain, into 1cm thick strips.

SPREAD EACH TORTILLA WITH EDGELL MEXI BEANS BEFORE TOPPING WITH MEAT AND VEGETABLES.

Top with capsicums, onions, avocados, coriander, jalapenos, chilli sauce and lime wedges.

Tips

Mexi Beans can be served warmed or at room temperature.

Healthy Tip: Add a leafy green like spinach to your fajitas.

Let's face it, We could all do with more vegies in our meals.

That’s why we started the Edgell +1 Project. We wanted to show just how easy it is to add one extra vegetable to your meals. We scour the web each month to find some of Australia’s favourite recipes, then head to the kitchen to show you how easy it is to add extra vegetables to your meals.

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