Thursday, July 18, 2024

Easy Skillet Steak Fajitas

These skillet steak fajitas are a quick and flavorful weeknight meal that everyone will love. Packed with juicy flank steak and colorful bell peppers, they’re perfect for wrapping up in a warm tortilla and topping with your favorite extras.


  • 1 pound flank steak, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Flour tortillas
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheese, guacamole, sour cream, salsa


Cook the Steak:

  • Heat one tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the sliced steak to the skillet and cook until browned and cooked to your desired doneness, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • Remove the steak from the skillet and set aside.

Sauté the Vegetables:

  • Add the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil to the skillet.
  • Add the sliced bell peppers and onion. Cook until the vegetables are softened and slightly charred, about 5-7 minutes.

Add Spices:

  • Include the minced garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt, and black pepper in the skillet, stirring to combine with the vegetables.
  • Continue cooking until the spices are fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.

Combine Steak and Vegetables:

  • Return the cooked steak to the skillet with the vegetables.
  • Stir to combine and heat through, about 1-2 minutes.

Warm the Tortillas:

  • Warm the flour tortillas in the microwave or in a separate skillet.


  • Serve the steak and vegetable mixture on the warm tortillas.
  • Top with shredded cheese, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, or any other desired toppings.

Enjoy your skillet steak fajitas with a side of rice, beans, or a fresh salad for a complete meal.