RECIPE

Vegetable Fajitas

These fajitas take advantage of colorful summer vegetables.

Author:Inspired by Vegetarian Times, 2002.06
Yield:4 servings
Prep time: 00:15
Cook time: 00:30
Category:Main Courses
Cuisine:Mexican
Rating:
 (2)

Ingredients

Mojo chili marinade
2 tsp. orange peel, grated
1/2 cups orange juice
1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
1/3 cups olive oil
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper, freshly ground
1 tbsp. chili powder
1 tbsp. garlic, minced
2 tbsp. onion, minced
Fajitas
1 medium red bell pepper, quartered
1 medium yellow bell pepper, quartered
1 medium green bell pepper, quartered
1 large red onion, cut into 1/4"-thick slices
portobello mushrooms, caps
4 8" flour tortillas
 cheddar cheese, shredded (optional)
 salsa, (optional)
 guacamole, (optional)
 fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)

Instructions

Marinade
  1. In food processor or blender; combine all ingredients, and process until smooth and well blended.
  2. Pour marinade into large bowl. Add vegetables or other foods to be marinated, turning to coat.
  3. If preparing ahead, store in airtight container in refrigerator up to three days. Stir well before using.
Fajitas
  1. Prepare marinade in large shallow glass bowl. Add vegetables, turning to coat. Let marinate for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  2. Prepare a hot charcoal fire. Set fine-meshed grill rack on top to heat.
  3. Lightly oil grill topper: Grill vegetables in batches until nicely browned and tender, turning often, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer vegetables to shallow bowl when done. When all vegetables are grilled, cut into thin strips.
  4. Place each tortilla on grill until warm or hot according to package directions. Transfer tortillas to serving plates. Spoon about 1 cup of vegetables onto tortillas. Top each serving with shredded cheese, salsa and cilantro; roll up.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe

Serving size 1 serving

Amount per serving
Calories250
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium 270mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 40g13%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Total Sugars
Includes Added Sugars
Protein 7g

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrition in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.