Fajita is actually a Tex-Mex, Texan-Mexican or Tejano cuisine where little strips of meat are used to make the dish. They say that it was first used in print in 1971, “according to Oxford English Dictionary”. Faja refers to the Spanish term “strip” or “belt” from the Latin word “band“. Fajita may have originally been cooked using only thin beef strips but a lot of variations including Chicken and Beef are now used to make it. This traditional Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas Recipe will be a hit with everybody most especially because a Special Spice is used and the bell peppers will smell welcoming.
- 1 lbs beef, sliced
- 1 bell pepper, sliced
- 1 onion, sliced
- 10 ounces salsa
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon oregano
- ½ teaspoon sweet paprika
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- 8 corn tortillas
- 2 cups green leaf lettuce
- Prepare Fajita seasoning, in a small bowl mix all fajita ingredients together – cumin, chili powder, salt, black pepper, oregano, sweet paprika, onion, and garlic.
- In the slow cooker put salsa sauce, beef, pepper, onion, on the top puy fajita and mix all well.
- Cook on the LOW temperature around 6 hours, on high around 4 hours.
- Serve with green leaf lettuce in the corn tortillas.
Fajita in early 30’s
In the 1930s, when there are cattle roundups and cows were butchered on a regular basis, throw away parts like hiding, head, entrails and meat trimming like the skirt were given as payment to the Vaqueros or Mexican cowboys and this is where it came about when they cook different dishes including Fajitas and this Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas Recipe is a modern version which lets you do other things like household chores while cooking it because you will just set the timer and when it alarms, it means it is ready to be served to willing participants.
Serving the Best Fajita Recipe
When food and drink are partnered together perfectly, the result is a great meal that everybody will remember and keep requesting for repeats. This Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas Recipe is best paired with icy cold margarita which you can make in many flavors like classic, watermelon, pomegranate, mango, limeade or strawberry. This easy to make dish consists of only five ingredients like beef, bell peppers, salsa and fajita seasoning. In remembrance of National Margarita Day which is celebrated in the U.S., every 22nd of February serve this combo along with other favorites like chili, braised pulled pork, Street Style Tacos and lots of beer.
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