Easy Pork Fajitas for Cinco De Mayo

It’s been a wild week in Alabama. So many heartbreaking stories and scenes of destruction just a mile or so away. We are very lucky even though it’s 6 days and no power. Work and life continues, and I’m headed to Nashville on Friday to be on Newschannel 5 “Talk of the Town” at 11 a.m doing a sandwich show for my new book “400 Best Sandwich Recipes: From Classics & Burgers to Wraps & Condiments”. Before I go, I thought I would leave you with one of the easiest recipes for Pork Fajitas. I like to use thinly sliced pork tenderloins that can be found at the grocery store. These are thin, healthy, low-fat and cook very quickly. Happy Cinco De Mayo everyone!

Easy Pork Fajitas

Cook Time:

6 minutes

Prep Times:

20 minutes

Yield:

4 servings

Ingredients:

11/2 pounds boneless, skinless pork cutlets, sliced into thin strips
1 to 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Cooking spray
8 (8-inch) whole wheat or flour tortillas
11/2 cups shredded lettuce
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
11/2 cups salsa
1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
Chopped green onions, cilantro (optional)

Preparation:

1. Season pork with fajita seasoning and lime juice; place in a large shallow dish. Let stand 10 minutes.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan; sauté 4 to 6 minutes or until done.

3. Warm the tortillas according to package instructions. Serve pork on tortillas with lettuce, black beans, salsa, Green yogurt and desired toppings. Serve immediately.

17 thoughts on “Easy Pork Fajitas for Cinco De Mayo”

  1. Thoughts and prayers have been with you and all those affected by last week’s storms. Good to know that your family is well.

    These fajitas are just what I needed for my Cinco de Mayo dinner. Tasty and easy – just what I like in a recipe!

  2. Oh I feel so bad for you guys. 6 days without power is awful. Here’s to you for finding serenity through blogging. We need to get my scones & your fajitas together 😉 xo

  3. This looks like a terrific weekday meal being that it is so quick. An fresh and healthy to boot! I love this, I’ll have to pick me up a tenderloin.

  4. So much destruction-it’s very sad. I’m sure it’ll take a while to get some normalcy back to the area.

    Love fajitas, especially with pork-it’s such a versatile meat to use!

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