Make-Ahead Fajitas

Make-Ahead Fajitas

Get out your slow cooker for a no-fuss casual entertaining recipe everyone will love.

15 min. prep time
10 servings
353 Ratings



1 1/2 pounds beef flank steak, fat trimmed, cut into 32 strips
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, sliced
1 small (1/2 cup) green bell pepper, sliced
1 small (1/2 cup) red bell pepper, sliced
1 (1-ounce) package fajita seasoning mix
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic


10 (8-inch) flour tortillas, warmed


Shredded Cheddar cheese
Sour cream
Hot pepper sauce


Stir together all filling ingredients in slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting for 6 to 8 hours, or High heat setting for 3 to 4 hours. Drain off liquid. Cut or shred meat, if desired.

To serve, place meat mixture on warm tortillas. Top with desired toppings.

Recipe Tip

- To warm tortillas, heat oven to 275°F. Wrap tortillas in aluminum foil. Warm in oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve in foil to keep warm.

- Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

- Read more about cooking with slow cookers on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving without toppings)

Calories: 290

Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 530mg

Carbohydrates: 31g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 20g

Recipe #6703B©1996Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Really good. My whole family loved it. I will definitely make this again. Easy too.
Very delicious. The only thing I did differently was I only put in a bit of onion. My husband doesn't like "soggy" onions and peppers. I took out a bit of the juice and sauteed them on the side. We both thought these had a wonderful taste to them. I will be making these again. Thanks for the recipe!
Easy and delicious. I didn't have fajita seasoning mix, so I just added lots of chili powder, a teaspoon salt, some cumin, cracked red pepper, and a little oregano. This would be a great pot luck dish!

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