Grilled Beef Fajitas


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Grilled Beef Fajitas

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Get a deep sear on your beef fajitas by grilling them instead of pan-frying.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
1 (1-lbs.) pkg. Hy-Vee Angus Reserved beef chuck flat iron steaks
1 tsp. plus 3 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil, divided
2 tbsp. no-salt fajita seasoning spice blend
1 ¼ tsp. kosher salt, divided
¼ c. fresh lime juice
1 tbsp. Hy-Vee honey
1 clove(s) garlic, minced
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee ground cumin
⅛ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper
½ (1-lbs.) container Short Cuts julienne bell pepper strips
1 medium red onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices
¾ c. Hy-Vee Sweet grape tomatoes
1 (9-oz.) bag mixed salad greens
1 avocado, seeded, peeled, and sliced
8 Hy-Vee fajita-size flour tortillas, grilled, for serving
1 tbsp. Cotija cheese, crumbled
Lime wedges, for serving

Things To Grab

  • Charcoal or gas grill
  • Whisk
  • Small bowl
  • Wire-mesh grill basket
  • Meat thermometer
  • Aluminum foil
  • Platter


  1. Pat steaks dry. Rub with 1 teaspoon oil; sprinkle with fajita seasoning and 1 teaspoon kosher salt. Let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.

  2. Preheat charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium heat. For the dressing, whisk together lime juice, 2 tablespoons oil, honey, garlic, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, cumin, and black pepper in a small bowl; set aside. 

  3. Toss pepper strips and onion with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Transfer to a wire-mesh grill basket.

  4. Grill steak for 8 to 12 minutes or until 130 degrees for medium-rare doneness, turning halfway through. Grill vegetables for 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally. Add tomatoes to the grill basket during the last 2 minutes. Remove from grill. 

  5. Transfer steak to a cutting board; loosely cover with foil and let rest for 5 minutes. Thinly slice steak across the grain. Arrange steak, vegetable mixture, greens, avocado, and tortillas on a platter. Sprinkle with Cotija cheese. Serve fajitas with dressing and lime wedges.

Nutrition facts


660 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 36g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 1500mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 57g
  • Protein: 28g

Daily Values

Iron 45%
Calcium 10%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 102%