Grilled Steak Fajita Recipe

pstrongServes 4/strong/p
li2 tsp vegetable oil/li
li2 green peppers, sliced/li
li1 red pepper, sliced/li
li1 medium onion, sliced/li
li1 tbsp chopped garlic/li
li3/4 tsp salt, divided into 1/4 tsp and 1/2 tsp/li
li1/2 tsp cumin/li
li1/2 tsp chili powder/li
li1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper/li
li1/4 tsp oregano/li
li1/8 tsp cinnamon/li
li1 lb top sirloin, trimmed/li
li4 burrito-size whole-wheat tortillas, (10-inch)/li
li1 cup prepared salsa/li
li2 cups cooked brown rice/li
liHeat grill./li
liHeat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add peppers, onion, and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally until softened, about 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt./li
liMeanwhile, combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, cumin, chili powder, pepper, oregano and cinnamon in cup. Sprinkle on steak. Grill steak 6 to 8 minutes per side for medium rare./li
liMicrowave tortillas in dampened paper towels on High 30 to 50 seconds./li
liSlice meat. Divide meat in center of each tortilla; top with vegetables. Roll up./li
liServe with salsa and rice./li
h3Nutritional Information/h3
liCalories: 525/li
liTotal Fat: 13 g/li
liSaturated Fat: 3.5 g/li
liCholesterol: 76 mg/li
liSodium: 1,378 mg/li
liCarbohydrates: 65 g/li
liProtein: 34 g/li
liCalcium: 113 mg/li
pRecipe from the Meredith Corporation/p
pRecipe reviewed by Dietitian Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD LD/p
p class="small-note"In the event that you find that this Steak Fajita recipe is not appropriate for diabetics, please contact us and we will review your suggestions./p


Get A Free 7 Day Diabetes Meal Plan

Get a free 7-Day Diabetes Meal Plan from Constance Brown-Riggs who is a Registered Dietitian-Certified Diabetes Educator and who is also a national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association.

Just enter in your email below to download your free Diabetes Meal Plan.

By clicking Submit, you agree to send your info to who may contact you with updates and information and we agree to use it according to our privacy policy.

More Articles

Treatment of Diabetes Depends on if it Is Type 1 or Type 2

The treatment of Diabetes depends upon which type of Diabetes a person has....

Having elevated blood sugar can damage our body’s nerves over time.

Diabetic neuropathy is the generic term for all...

Modern fitness culture has popularized a wide range of high-intensity activities, from Crossfit and spin-class to marathon running and exercise...

Depression is a mood disorder that causes you to feel sadness and lose interest in activities that you once enjoyed. The symptoms of depression...

There have been numerous studies that have demonstrated the link between gut health and autoimmune diseases, immune system, mental health, mood,...

More Articles

Nerve damage affects about 50 percent of people with diabetes, according to the American Physiological Society. Numbness, tingling and pain in the...

Diabetes has no known cure, but there are many ways to control the disease and prevent the symptoms from interfering with daily life. One major...

There are a host of complications that come along with diabetes of either type. Among them are increased risks for amputation, cardiovascular...

There is no question that people with diabetes need a diabetes diet plans and...

The different sugar content of fruits can be confusing when you are trying to manage your blood glucose. For instance, a half cup of raspberries...

Oil pulling therapy derives from Ayurveda, a holistic healing system developed thousands of years ago in India. Ayurvedic medicine maintains that...

It’s only been recently that doctors, including endocrinologists, have realized the starring role gut microbes play in our health. The unique...

Well-controlled diabetes may depend on medication, but nutrition is perhaps the most important factor. There are many foods that can be added to...

Sleep apnea — a condition that causes shallow or obstructive breathing patterns — is an unpleasant disorder that often goes hand in hand with...

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes difficulty breathing, wheezing, cough, and mucus...

Certain dietary supplements may play a beneficial supporting role in the prevention and management of diabetic neuropathy. Frequently...

Evidence is mounting that consuming black cumin helps to manage type 2 diabetes. The spice lowered blood glucose levels and blocked AGE glycation...

Hot weather does not directly alter blood glucose levels. However, sweltering temperatures affect our metabolism and the release of hormones. Heat...

Diabetes can seem to have an almost limitless list of symptoms. Now headaches are added to the list. The ebb...

One way to ensure our body gets a variety of nutrients is eating nutrient-dense foods, and one of the most nutrient-dense foods on our planet is...