Spicy Beef Fajitas

Spicy Beef Fajitas

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 145 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 10 min


Marinades both tenderize and season meats and many bottled salad dressings serve as wonderful marinades. In this recipe, you'll use bottled Italian dressing as a fat-free marinade for grilled beef round. Serve it with tortillas, fat-free sour cream and salsa, and you'll be hosting a fantastic, super-fast fajita feast.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 tortilla with 3 oz. beef and 1 cup vegetables
Calories per serving: 334
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.3g 19%
Saturated Fat 4.1g 21%
Sodium 265mg 11%
Protein 21.5g 30%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 3/4 pound beef eye of round, cut into thin strips
  • 2 green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 2 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 4 large or 8 small flour tortillas
  • Garnish: fat-free sour cream, salsa, chopped cilantro

Step by Step:

  1. Combine beef, peppers and salad dressing in a shallow dish, tossing to coat. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours.
  2. Prepare gas or electric grill for medium-high direct-heat grilling.
  3. Remove beef and vegetables from marinade, discarding marinade, and grill 2 to 3 minutes or until peppers are crisp-tender and beef is done to your liking.
  4. Place beef and peppers on tortillas and garnish with desired toppings.