Fiesta Fajitas

It is time to party, Tex-Mex style! Our Fiesta Fajitas are 100 percent plant-based, filled with veggies like yellow squash, red onion and tomatoes then seasoned with spicy favorites including cumin, pepper and chili powder. The recipe is simple and versatile, so feel free to add, swap or omit ingredients based on your preferences. Your family will love the southwestern flare of this dish, and you will feel happy knowing you are feeding them a wholesome, nutritious meal.

Ingredients

  • 6 whole wheat tortillas*
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced (optional)
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced (optional)
  • 1 red onion, sliced (optional)
  • 1  yellow squash, sliced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Dash chili powder
  • PREP TIME 15
  • COOK TIME 15
  • Serves 6

Directions

  1. Place non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions and cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally and adding a drop of water if needed.
  3. Add all other veggies (except avocado) and sprinkle with cumin, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and chili powder.
  4. Stir vegetables regularly until tender but still firm.
  5. Serve on top of tortilla shells, garnished with sliced avocado.

Note: Instructions are written for year-round in-home preparation. However, you may also use the grill for the veggies. Simply prep the vegetables, sprinkle with the seasonings, cook on a pre-heated grill, remove when they are done to your liking, then assemble.

*Gluten-free brown rice tortillas may also be used.