Light and Easy Recipes and Meal Ideas

Shredded Steak Fajita Salad

Calories: 386
Shredded Steak Fajita Salad

Super satisfying salad you can make for lunch or dinner. Easy to put together. Recipe makes 1 salad and 1 serving of dressing but you will have left-over shaved beef, which you can use in many ways: 1. For fajitas in flour tortillas 2. Additional salads. 3. Store in a container in the refrigerator for later use. Use in place of ground beef for chili, soups, vegetable stir fry, etc.

Yield/Servings: 1 Serving Size: 1 salad Total Cook/Prep time: 30 minutes


  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 lb. beef shaved steak (see video) - 2 oz. used in recipe
  • 1 green bell pepper (sliced)
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • chopped fresh cilantro (about a handful of leaves)
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • olive oil spray (or cooking spray)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper
  • For the dressing:
  • 2 tbsp sour cream (regular - not fat free)
  • 4 tbsp tomatillo salsa
  • Juice of 1 lime


Pre-heat a large pan on the stovetop on medium - high heat for about 30 seconds - 1 minute

Place the shaved beef in the pan and cook for about 5 minutes - rotating the meat as it cooks

Remove the meat from the pan and set aside

Add the peppers, onions, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt & pepper to the pan

Cook for about 8 minutes, mixing and rotating the vegetables as they cook

Remove from heat

Assemble the lettuce in a bowl, and top with 2 oz. of the shaved beef

Add the peppers, onions, and fresh cilantro

In a separate bowl, mix the tomatillo salsa, sourcream and lime juice in a bowl

Pour the tomatillo sourcream dressing onto the salad


  5 (2 reviews)
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