5-ingredient Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas

You guys, slow cooker steak fajitas! As in the fajitas are made in the slow cooker!!!!

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Yes, it’s a thing and to be honest, I was a little skeptical at first. I wasn’t sure how it would turn out but I had to try it out because as the weather starts to dip into the 5o’s and even in lower when w-w-winter rolls around… the thought of fajitas via not leaving the comfort and coziness of my kitchen, and let’s be real, pajamas is so very appealing.

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So I did it. I loaded up my slow cooker with 5 EASY ingredients and set the heat to low and tried real hard to forget it. It was difficult because as the day went on and the aroma started circulating throughout my home, I was anxious to wrap those beef, onions and peppers in warm, soft tortillas and shovel them into my face.

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I purchased a 2-1/2 pound london broil, sliced it into 1-1/2 inch strips. Next I sliced up a large white onion and a large red and green bell pepper. For the salsa, I used this salsa recipe, but this one would work just as well and I always, always have homemade fajita seasoning on hand.

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First I poured 2 cups of salsa into my slow cooker.

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Then I added in the beef and vegetables.

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Sprinkled in the fajita seasoning…

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…and tossed to combine.

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Cover, set on low and let the slow cooker do its thing.

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5 to 6 hours later, dinner was done.

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So I warmed up tortillas and stuffed them full of steak, onions and peppers THEN I topped them with guacamole, sour cream and some cilantro.

Boom slow cooker steak fajitas.

Serve with a side of beer. 😉

Top Fajitas With:

guacamole

sour cream

jalapenos

cheese

shredded lettuce

salsa

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Yield: 4 to 6 depending

5-ingredient Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas

You guys, slow cooker steak fajitas! 5 simple ingredients, tossed into a slow cooker and cooked low and slow until perfection.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

SUGGESTED TOPPINGS:

  • finely shredded lettuce
  • salsa
  • guacamole
  • jalapenos
  • sour cream
  • cheese

Instructions

Place salsa in the bottom of your slow cooker, then add in the steak, peppers, onions and fajita seasoning.

Stir to combine, set heat to low and cook for 6 to 8 hours.

For firmer vegetables, add them in the last 30 to 60 minutes of cooking.

Serve steak and peppers on warm, soft tortillas with your favorite toppings.

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8 Responses to “5-ingredient Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas”

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    Taylor — October 29, 2016 at 7:19 am

    This is such a great idea! Can’t wait to try this!!!!

    • Laurie McNamara replied: — October 29th, 2016 @ 4:27 pm

      Thanks Taylor! If you try the recipe, I’d love to know what you think!

    • Laurie McNamara replied: — November 2nd, 2016 @ 9:30 pm

      Thank you, Taylor! I’d love to hear what you think!

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    Lindsay — October 29, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    Great idea! I can’t wait to try these.

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    Philby — November 2, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    I just made your recipe tonight, soooooo incredibly tasty! I made it with store bought salsa and fajita seasoning…this could not have been an easier recipe to execute and the result was delicious! Next time I will try making your salsa/seasoning! 🙂

    • Laurie McNamara replied: — November 3rd, 2016 @ 8:09 pm

      I’m so glad! Thanks for coming back and leaving a review!

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    Joelle — November 5, 2016 at 8:10 pm

    I made this for dinner last night. It was absolutely delicious! I love cooking from scratch and I recently found your blog and cookbook. So exciting! My 6 year old loved it too! I served it on rice and it was amazing! Thank you!

    • Laurie McNamara replied: — November 7th, 2016 @ 9:31 am

      I’m so happy to hear it, Joelle!

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