Recipe: Steak Fajita Pitas

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Tender slices of steak, sautéed with delicious crisp bell peppers and spices all stuffed into a whole-wheat pita! Makes for a delicious light dinner or filling lunch for only 273 calories. Dip your pita in this Light Buttermilk Chipotle Ranch Dressing for a fresh kick of flavor!

  • 12 ounces flank steak

  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced

  • ½ cup red onion, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium fajita seasoning

  • 2 cups Romaine lettuce

  • 2 whole wheat pitas, halved


  1. Heat a large skillet with 1 tablespoon of olive oil to medium high heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper on steak. When skillet is hot, add steak and sear for 1 minutes on each side. Turn heat down to medium and cook 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until desired doneness. Set aside. DO NOT DRAIN JUICES.

  2. In the same skillet, over medium high heat, add veggies. Cook 3-5 minutes or until veggies are crisp.

  3. Add fajita seasoning and mix until veggies are well-coated. Remove from heat.

  4. Slice steak into ½-inch strips (about 24 strips)

  5. Stuff each pita half with ½ cup of veggie mixture, 5-6 strips of steak and ½ cup Romaine lettuce. If desired, add optional 3 tablespoons Light Chipotle Ranch Dressing and avocado slices.

Nutrition Information
Per Serving (½ pita with 5 strips steak + ½ cup Romaine lettuce):
Calories: 273
Calories from fat: 3
Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 41mg
Sodium: 374mg
Carbohydrates: 22g
Fiber: 4g
Sugar 7g
Protein: 17g
WWP+: 7
SmartPoints: 7