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Fajita Tacos and Green Beans Monday, October 05, 2015, 08:00 PM


I made fajita tacos since we wanted something (relatively) quick and not too many calories.

I made the fajita mix with:

I combined everything but the hatch peppers in the cast iron with some oil and cooked them. At a certain point, I added about 1/2 Tbsp of butter. As it was closer to being finished, I peeled the hatch chiles and added them.

We also had about 1/2 lbs of bottom round, grass-fed steak. As you can see in the photos below, I cooked the whole thing on the pan. I really struggled with the steak. First, the pan was way too hot and the oil just burned. Then, despite thinking I had overcooked it, as you can see in the photos, it was super, super rare. I had to cook it a little but more. The net result was an acceptably done but very tough steak. I used McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Chicken Seasoning on the steak.

I served them on two pan-heated corn tortillas (50cal each) with extra filling in a bowl.

Finally, for me, I also roasted green beans. I did them at 450°F in the convection toaster oven. When they were finished, I was distracted and they sat in the oven (off but still warm) for a little while. I do not know if it was due to not adjusting the heat for the convection or if it was the extra time, but they were overcooked. And I forgot to season them going in so the seasoning didn't stick well and they lacked flavor. Not my best showing.....

Additional Photos

Before cutting First cooking try. Very rare. Back on the pan...