Flat Iron Fajitas with Tomato & Avocado Salsa
Flat iron fajitas are a quick and easy Mexican dish that are sure to become a family favorite.
Servings: 4 servings
- 2 7 oz. Flat Iron Steaks, thawed
- 1 onion cut in ½ and thinly sliced vertically
- 1 pepper red, green or yellow thinly sliced
- 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
- 3 Tbsp. oil plus 1 Tbsp.
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tsp. chili Powder
- ½ tsp. cumin
- ½ tsp red pepper flakes
- 1 tsp. salt
- ½ tsp. pepper
- 8 corn or flour tortillas warm
- 1 ripe avocado cubed
- ½ pint cherry tomatoes quartered
- 2 green onion sliced
- 1 Tbsp. lime juice
- ¼ cup cilantro chopped
- Salt & Pepper to taste
Slice flat iron steak into thin strips across the grain. In a bowl mix together 3 T. oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, hot pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Add beef strips and stir to coat. Set aside for 30 minutes.
Preheat a large skillet or cast-iron pan to medium-high.
Add 1 T. oil to pan, onions and peppers. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until softened and starting to brown. Transferrer mixture to a bowl and set aside.
Add beef strips to the pan and sauté for 3-4 minutes until meat is browned. Return onions and pepper to skillet. Stir until combined.
To make salsa, place all ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve meat mixture on top of warmed tortillas topped with salsa.