Recipe: Fajita Salads
To make meat:
1.5 pounds of top sirloin steak
1 red onion, sliced in half
2 bell peppers, cut in half with seeds removed
To make Fajita Spice, I used 1 teaspoon of each: garlic powder, onion powder, salt, smoked paprika, cumin and chili powder and a 1/2 teaspoon of pepper. Mix well.
Season the steak on both sides with liberal amounts of spice mix. Have your grill temperature get to about 400 degrees.
Add meat and veggies to the grill. You can use a veggie basket so that the onion does not go through your grill grid. Cook until charred on all sides.
Grill steak on both sides until meat is medium rare. Depending on thickness of your meat, this will take about 10-12 minutes. I recommend using a meat thermometer or checking the meat so that you do not over cook your steak.
Take meat off of the grill, cover and let rest while you prepare the onion/bell peppers.
Take the onion and bell pepper and slice into strips. Add olive oil to a saute pan and continue to brown the mix. The onion and bell pepper should start to caramelize and turn brown. Remove from heat.
Slice meat into thin strips. I used a platter to first add the bell pepper/ onion mix and topped it with the meat.
Prepare your salad. I used spinach and lettuce. I also served sour cream, salsa, jalapeno's and ranch for those that would like additional condiments.
You can add your favorite veggies to make this salad suit your families taste buds.
If you would like to see pictures from my visit with my family, see below. It was a whirlwind two weeks, 6 state visit and a ton of fun.
|The carriage ride through Central Park was so much fun. It was a great way for my family to see a bit of the park and to learn some history too.|
|We found the Naked Cowboy right off the bat. It was fun to see this icon of NYC. He is wearing underwear, it is just hidden behind the guitar.|
|Rye and I on the carriage ride.|
|My Mom and Sisters first time to Time Square.|
|Sailing on the Chesapeake Bay.|
|A man at the Irish Festival in Annapolis. Cute head!|
|Trip to DC…the white house in the back ground.|
|Amish carriage ride through the hillside in Intercourse, PA.|