Fajitas Extra Special

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 30 min.
You will find yourself doing the Mexican hat dance after tasting this spicy culinary treat.


  • 3/4 lb boneless lamb, shoulder or leg, sliced into thin 2-inch strips
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbs white vinegar
  • 1 Tbs orange juice
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves, crumbled
  • 1 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper sauce
  • 1 Tbs cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 8 flour tortillas, warmed
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce, divided
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 8 Tbs salsa
  • 8 Tbs guacamole


  • In small bowl, combine garlic, vinegar, juice, oregano, salt, cumin and red pepper sauce; add lamb strips. In large skillet, heat oil; add lamb and cook, stirring until no longer pink. Remove meat; add bell pepper and onion, and cook until crisp tender. Return lamb to skillet and heat through. Serve on tortillas with lettuce, tomatoes, salsa and guacamole, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 511
  Calories from Fat 219 (43%)
(38%) Total Fat 25g
(38%) Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
(19%) Cholesterol 58mg
(37%) Sodium 878mg
(22%) Potassium 768mg
Total Carbohydrate 49g
(20%) Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(47%) Protein 23g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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