Still asking yourself what to make in order to fit your energy and macronutrient needs for this weeks training? If so, here is a simple 5-ingredient recipe with a balanced macronutrient and micronutrient profile.

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas 

lbs flank steak, sliced

1-2 bell peppers, sliced

1 onion, sliced

20 ounces salsa

tbsp fajita seasoning (see below)

  • Add salsa to the bottom of your slow cooker. Add beef, onion, bell pepper and seasoning. Stir to mix well. Cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours. 
  • Use whole grain tortillas as your shell

Ditch the processed package seasoning!

tbsp chili powder

1 ½ tsp cumin 

1 tsp pepper

1 tsp salt

½ tsp paprika

½ tsp oregano

¼ tsp garlic powder

¼ tsp onion powder

¼ tsp red pepper flakes

*Makes 10 servings, serving size is one fajita with one whole grain tortilla

Approximate Macronutrient Profile for one Fajita:  

  • Protein: 31 grams
  • Carbohydrate: 34 grams
  • Fat: 20 grams
  • Calories: 440


Adapted from