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Fajita Stew with Cilantro-Lime Romaine Salad

Fajita Stew with Cilantro-Lime Romaine Salad
Servings:
4
Total Time:
about 3 1/2 hours
Active Time:
30 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare stew and begin to cook (20 minutes)
  • Let stew cook (up to 3 hours)
  • Prepare suggested sides and complete stew; serve (30 minutes)

Fajita Stew

Ingredients

2 limes, for juice
1 1/2 lb chuck steak, thinly sliced
1/2 cup flour
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 lb precut fresh peppers and onions
2 tablespoons chunky garlic paste
2 cups beef broth (or stock)
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup white rice

Steps

  1. Squeeze limes for juice (2 tablespoons). Slice beef against grain into strips. Place beef in large bowl and toss with 1 tablespoon lime juice. Combine flour, cumin, salt, and pepper; add to beef and toss to coat (wash hands).
  2. Preheat large sauté pan on high 1–2 minutes. Place oil in pan, then add beef; cook 5–6 minutes, turning often, or until browned on all sides. Transfer beef to slow cooker.
  3. Reduce heat on pan to medium. Add peppers and onions, garlic, and any remaining flour mixture to pan; cook 3–4 minutes or until garlic begins to brown. Slowly pour in broth, stirring constantly; bring to boil.
  4. Transfer vegetable mixture to slow cooker and cover. Cook on HIGH for 2 1/2–3 hours (or LOW for 4–6 hours) and until meat is tender. Chop cilantro. Combine cilantro, sour cream, and remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice until blended; chill until ready to serve.
  5. Prepare rice following package instructions during last 30 minutes of cook time. Serve stew over rice; top with cilantro cream.

Cilantro-Lime Romaine Salad

Ingredients

3 limes, for juice
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups tortilla chips
6 cups romaine salad greens
8 oz prediced fresh tomatoes (1 1/4 cups)

Steps

  1. Squeeze limes for juice (3 tablespoons) and chop cilantro. Whisk juice, cilantro, salt, pepper, and oil until blended. Crush tortilla chips lightly.
  2. Place romaine and tomatoes in salad bowl. Add dressing; toss to coat. Top with chips; serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with steamed vegetables and Key lime pie for dessert.
  • Get the flavor of fajitas in one of the world’s favorite comfort foods.

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CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 630kcal; FAT 20.00g; SAT FAT 7.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 130mg; SODIUM 1070mg; CARB 67g; FIBER 3.00g; SUGARS 9g; PROTEIN 42g; CALC 8%; VIT A 40%; VIT C 210%; IRON 40%

Cilantro-Lime Romaine Salad

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 190kcal; FAT 13.00g; SAT FAT 2.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 170mg; CARB 19g; FIBER 3.00g; SUGARS 4g; PROTEIN 3g; CALC 6%; VIT A 110%; VIT C 50%; IRON 6%

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