Zesty Steak Fajitas | Reader's Digest

Zesty Steak Fajitas

A zesty tomato and jalapeno relish and tender strips of steak make these traditional fajitas extra special. This dish is easily multiplied to serve a group. Set out different toppings for everyone to assemble their own.

from Taste of Home Backyard Grilling

Quick look

  • prep 30 min
  • serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 beef flank steak (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 large onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 6 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • Canned black beans and guacamole

    How to make it  30 minutes

  • 1

    In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.

  • 2

    Broil or grill steak over medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°F; medium, 160°F; well-done, 170°F).

  • 3

    Meanwhile, in a skillet, sauté onion in oil until crisp-tender. Slice steak into thin strips across the grain; place on tortillas. Top with onion and the reserved tomato relish. Serve with black beans and guacamole.

Editor’s Note: When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber or plastic gloves to protect your hands. Avoid touching your face.