Beef Fajitas

Beef Fajitas
Source: The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook/Diabetes Forecast. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Eric Hinders/Mittera.

Use leftover steak from this Coffee-Rubbed Steak recipe for a super easy weeknight dinner! Or start with a 1-1/2 pound strip steak, cooked on the grill or stovetop to your desired doneness. 

Find this recipe and weekly meal plans in our book, The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook by Linda Gassenheimer.

This recipe featured in:
Diabetes Forecast Magazine

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    10 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 fajita
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 fajita
  • Amount per serving Calories 470

  • Total Fat 18g
    • Saturated Fat 6g
    • Trans Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 115mg
  • Sodium 510mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 45g
  • Potassium 820mg
  • Phosphorus 500mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 2 Nonstarchy vegetable, 5 Lean protein, 1 1/2 Fat



  • canola oil
    2 tsp
  • sliced onion
    2 cup
  • sliced bell peppers
    2 cup
  • cooked sliced steak from Coffee-Rubbed Steak recipe
    20 oz
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • whole wheat flour tortillas
    4 (8-inch)


  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and bell pepper. Sauté for 5 minutes. Add the cooked sliced steak and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes to warm. Sprinkle with salt.

  2. Wrap the tortillas in damp paper towels and microwave on high for 1 minute.

  3. Place each tortilla on a plate. Divide the steak, onions, and peppers among the 4 tortillas. Wrap and serve. These fajitas go well with a green salad.