Our friend Holly Clegg has an idea for you for Father’s Day — or any busy weeknight.
Beef Fajitas in Slow Cooker  
Gluten-free, Friendly-friendly 
Listen to Holly talk about it with the gang at 5:45 in the show podcast below:

Fajitas have never been simpler! A quick fajita rub, combined with salsa, peppers and onions in slow cooker for fall-apart tender fajitas.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time:  About 5-8 hours
Makes 8 (about 1/2 cup meat) servings

1 (16-ounce) jar salsa

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 tablespoons ground cumin

1 tablespoon paprika

1 tablespoon garlic powder

Salt and pepper to taste

2 pounds flank steak, skirt steak or boneless chuck

1 large onion, sliced

3 assorted bell peppers, cored and sliced (any combination green, red, yellow)

  • In 3 1/2-6-quart slow cooker, pour salsa on bottom.
  • In small bowl, mix chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder and season to taste. Season meat with all seasonings.  Add meat, remaining seasoning, onion and peppers.
  • Cook on LOW 8 hours, or HIGH 5-6 hours or until tender. Use slotted spoon, to remove meat, onions and pepper.
  • Nutritional info per serving: Calories 211, Calories from Fat 41%, Fat 9, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 48mg, Sodium 288mg, Carbohydrates 10g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Total Sugars 5g, Protein 20g, Dietary Exchanges:  2 vegetable, 3 lean meat

    Serving Suggestion: Serve with your favorite condiments and tortillas.  Use corn tortillas to keep gluten-free.

    Nutrition Nugget:  Bell peppers are loaded with antioxidants and one of the best sources of vitamin C.

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