Servings: 2 · Prep Time: 8 mins · Cooking Time: 55 mins
Total Time: 63 mins


A great meal for sharing, these quick and easy beef fajitas are fried with sweet bell peppers and red onions. Romaine lettuce leaves serve as the base for the fajita fillings and are served with a zesty helping of lime and cilantro guacamole. Perfect for a Saturday night treat!


  • sirloin steak (300g sliced into 1 cm wide strips)
  • romaine lettuce leaves (4 large or 8 small)
  • olive oil (2 1/2 tbsp)
  • sour cream (2 tbsp)
  • fresh coriander (2 tbsp)
  • spring onions
  • red pepper (1 small sliced into 1 cm strips)
  • yellow pepper (1 small sliced into 1 cm strips)
  • avocado (1 medium)
  • smoked paprika (1 tsp)
  • ground cumin (1 tsp)
  • ground coriander (1/2 tsp)
  • oregano (1/2 tsp)
  • garlic powder (1/2 tsp)
  • red onion (1/2 small thinly sliced)
  • lime (1/2 juice and zest)
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper


To prepare the guacamole, peel and pit the avocado and add the flesh to a mixing bowl. Add a teaspoon of lime juice, 1 tablespoon of fresh coriander leaves, the lime zest, � tablespoon of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Roughly mash together to combine and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan over a medium/high heat. Add the beef strips and fry until browned all over. Set aside.

Heat a second tablespoon of oil in the pan and add the onion and pepper slices. Cook over a medium heat until just tender.

Add all the dried spices to the pan and stir to combine.

Return the beef strips to the pan and toss with the vegetables and spices. Season with salt and pepper and cook until piping hot through.

To serve, divide the beef and peppers evenly between the romaine leaves and top with sour cream, guacamole and spring onions. Scatter with the remaining fresh coriander.


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