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Seared Steak Fajitas

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For a fast, low-calorie dinner, try this Tex-Mex classic. It uses top round steak, which is a very lean cut of beef, plus it packs plenty of fresh flavor. Other lean cuts of beef, like eye of round or top sirloin, will also work in this recipe.

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Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
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15 minutes plus 1 hour for marinating

3/4 pound top round steak
1 tbsp soy sauce
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (from 3 limes), plus wedges for serving
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
2 medium green bell peppers, seeded and thinly sliced
1 large white onion, halved and thinly sliced
8 corn tortillas, warmed
1/2 cup grated white cheddar (2 ounces)
1 large tomato, chopped
Cilantro sprigs, for serving

1. In a shallow dish or bowl, combine steak, soy sauce, and 1/4 cup lime juice. Refrigerate 1 hour, turning steak occasionally.

2. Remove steak from marinade and blot dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. In a cast-iron or heavy skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high. Cook steak until medium-rare, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and loosely tent with foil.

3. Add peppers, onion, and crushed garlic clove to pan; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until vegetables are crisp-tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Squeeze lime juice. Thinly slice steak and serve with vegetables, tortillas, cheese, tomato, and cilantro.

Cook's Note:
1. To warm up corn tortillas, wrap in damp paper towels and microwave them for 1 minute, or toast them over a stovetop burner using tongs.

Seared Steak Fajitas
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