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Veggie Fajitas



This recipe is packed full of flavor and is great for all of the vegetable lovers out there! Ingredients


◾ 3 bell peppers (red, green, and yellow)

◾ 1 medium red onion

◾ 2 portobello mushrooms

◾ 4 tablespoons oil (divided)

◾ 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt (divided)

◾ 3 cloves garlic (smashed)

◾ 2 teaspoons cumin

◾ 1 teaspoon chili powder

◾ 1 teaspoon garlic powder

◾ 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

◾ ¼ teaspoon black pepper

◾ 2 cans pinto beans (15-ounce)

◾ 1 recipe Homemade Fajita Sauce*

◾ Small tortillas


For the toppings (all are optional): Sour cream, pico de gallo, fresh cilantro, guacamole, shredded cheese


Directions:


1. Broil the veggies: Preheat a broiler. Thinly slice the bell peppers as well as the onion.

2. Remove the stems and slice mushrooms.


3. Place in a veggie in a bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons oil and 1 teaspoon kosher salt.


4. Place the veggies on a parchment lined sheet pan (spread them on the pan).


5. Place in broiler. Broil approximately 8 to 10 minutes. Stir halfway through (until softened and they're blackened on some of the edges).



Cook the beans:


6. While your veggies are broiling, whisk together the ingredients for the Fajita Sauce. Drain and rinse pinto beans and add them to a skillet. Heat over medium heat


7. Cook until warmed and sauce is thickened.

->This takes about 6 to 8 minutes.

->Stir in another ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, if needed.


Sauté the veggies:

8. Once the veggies are done, finish them on the stove; heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a large non-stick skillet (or a cast iron skillet) over medium-high heat.


9. Add the broiled veggies, smashed garlic cloves, chili powder, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and remaining ½ teaspoon kosher salt. Cook for approximately 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.


10. Remove and discard the garlic cloves before serving your dish.


Warm the tortillas:


11. Warm and char tortillas by placing them on open gas flame on medium for only a few seconds per side.


12. Flip with tongs, until slightly blackened and warmed.


Serve and enjoy with desired toppings.