Crock Pot Beef Fajitas – Quick, Easy, Delicious!

Crock Pot Beef Fajitas are easy and inexpensive. Fajitas are a healthy eating alternative that grew from the need to make food that was cheap and palatable. This popular Tex-Mex cuisine originally referred to the beef cut that was used to prepare this dish also called skirt steak.

Crock Pot Beef Fajitas

Today fajita recipes are being prepared using varieties of meats like pork, chicken, and shrimp, among others.

The meat is typically cooked along with bell peppers and onions, and popularly used condiments include sour cream, shredded lettuce, cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole, and salsa.

This recipe makes the cooks life simpler. The fajita ingredients are thrown in the crock pot and allowed to cook without any attention!

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Crock Pot Beef Fajitas
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 30 mins
 

I love fajitas and this crock pot beef fajitas version is one of my favorites! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Crock Pot Beef Fajitas
Servings: 6
Calories: 375 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 lb Flank Steak
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Red Bell Peppers cut into 1/3” strips
  • 2 Large Yellow Onions sliced into half moons about the same thickness as the peppers
  • 6 Cloves Garlic chopped
  • 8 oz can Diced Tomatoes with Chilies
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Granulated Garlic
  • 1 tsp Granulated Onion
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat a large skillet over high heat, add the oil and allow it to get nice and hot. Season your steak on both sides with salt and pepper and sear it in the hot skillet for about 3 minutes on each side.
  2. Meanwhile, in a very large bowl, toss together the onions, peppers, garlic, all the spices, diced tomatoes and chilies and salt and pepper.
  3. Place half of the veggie mixture in the bottom of your slow cooker pot, top with the seared steak and tumble over the remaining veggie mixture.
  4. Cook on high for about 3 to 4 hours or low for about 6 to 8.
  5. When ready to serve, lift the steak from the pot, slice into thin slices against the grain and add it back in the pot.
  6. Serve with tortillas and your favorite toppings.

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