Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas (5 stars)

Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas
Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas
Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas
Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas. My husband almost always order steak fajitas at our favorite Mexican Restaurant.  I don’t make fajitias very often.  I know they only take about 15 minutes to make, but those are 15 dedicated minutes over a skillet at the stove. 

I need to have meal options that I can step away from the stove should I need to help a young one.

This recipe suggested that I cook all of my ingredients on low for 6-8 hours.  I knew that I would not like my veggies overly soft and I didn’t want to run the risk of the meat getting dry. 

So, I chose 4 hours on low (my cooker heats like a dragon and is always on the fast cooking side of the timeline).  I loved how tender yet crisp my peppers were and the meat was “fall apart tender”

Next time, I will add some taco seasoning to give it a little stronger flavor, but as it, the recipe really was good.

For those of you with toddlers, you can put the filling in a tortilla like quesadilla.  My 2 year old gobbled it down this way.  Rolled fajitas are a bit hard for their hands to hold.

Slow Cooker Fajitas (Taste of Home)

Table of Contents


  • 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow pepper, cut into ½-inch strips
  • 1 sweet onion, cut into ½-inch strips
  • 2 pounds beef top sirloin steaks, cut into thin strips
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • ½ cup salsa
  • ½ cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 8 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro


  • Place peppers and onion in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with beef. Combine the water, vinegar, lime juice and seasonings; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours or until tender.
  • Using a slotted spoon, place about ¾ cup meat mixture down the center of each tortilla. Top with 1 tablespoon salsa, 1 tablespoon cheese and 1 teaspoon cilantro; roll up. Yield: 8 servings.

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