These simple Fajita Veggies are sautéed to perfection with a ton of flavor from your favorite fajita seasoning to make an easy side dish! Use any fresh bell peppers and onions that you like to make the best veggie fajita recipe!
Quick & Easy Fajita Veggies (Fajita Vegetables)
Whether you are making steak fajitas or chicken fajitas, you are going to want to include these fajita veggies that have been covered in our homemade fajita seasoning! They will make a great addition! We love using a variety of colors for our favorite bell peppers, yellow onions, and red onions for a variety of flavors. They will add the perfect amount of crunch and color to your favorite fajita recipe!
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What You Will Need
- olive oil – a little bit in the skillet to help sauté the veggies.
- garlic – everything is always better with a little garlic to add so much flavor!
- yellow onion & red onion – option to use one or the other, but we love that both provide even more delicious flavor.
- bell peppers – we love to mix it up with all the colors (red, orange, yellow, and green), but feel free to use the ones that work for you!
- fajita seasoning – either grab some from your local grocery store or make up our own fajita seasoning blend.
- kosher salt & ground black pepper – a simple seasoning combination that is always a must!
How To Make Fajita Veggies
For starters, you can begin by mixing up your favorite fajita seasoning recipe.
Pro tip: you could sprinkle in a little cayenne pepper for an extra kick, if you want!
Then grab a large kitchen knife and cutting board to slice bell peppers and onions into thin strips.
Now grab a large skillet, drizzle in the olive oil and bring to a medium heat. Add the garlic and move around in the hot pan until fragrant. Then add the peppers, onion, and sprinkle on the fajita seasoning.
What Veggies Are Good In Fajitas
We absolutely love sticking with bell peppers! And we love all the colors, from sweet bell peppers like red, orange, and yellow to the classic green bell peppers. Toss in some onions, we love both red and yellow onions, and you have the perfect batch of fajita veggies.
Sauté for about 10-15 minutes or until they are fork tender.
Serve these delicious fajita veggies any way you want! We love tossing them in our Steak Fajita Bowls or Chili Lime Steak Fajitas!
What Are The Components Of A Fajita
This is really up to you! Typically, a traditional fajita will include a protein option (like cast iron flank steak or chicken) with an optional fajita marinade, some sautéed peppers/onions, and a fajita seasoning.
Or you can make vegetarian fajitas and skip the protein to serve veggie fajitas. However, you could also add a salsa, sour cream, cheese, fresh tomatoes, black beans, portobello mushrooms, corn salsa, sliced jalapenos, or anything else that sounds good to you! Wrap it all up in your favorite flour tortillas or corn tortillas and enjoy!
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Fajita Veggies – a flavorful and delicious Fajita Veggie recipe that is perfect for any fajita recipe! Made with simple, real ingredients!
- 1–2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
- 1/2 red onion, sliced
- 1/2 yellow onion, sliced
- 3 bell peppers (red, green, orange), sliced
- 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
- additional salt and ground black pepper, to taste
- Bring large cast-iron skillet to medium high heat. Add oil, swirl to coat the pan.
- Add garlic and move around pan until it becomes fragrant, approx. 1 minute.
- Add onion, bell peppers and the fajita seasoning. Stir to combine. Add additional olive oil to pan if you feel it is getting a bit dry.
- Sauté for approx. 10-15 minutes or until the peppers have reached your desired doneness (cook shorter for a more firm, but tender pepper – longer for a softer pepper).
- Taste and add any additional salt or pepper, to taste.
- Remove from heat and use in your favorite fajita recipe – we love these Chili Lime Steak Fajitas or Steak Fajita Bowls!
- Onion: feel to use either red OR yellow onion, I like using both for more depth of flavor.
- Bell Pepper: you can use any color of bell pepper you want.
- Fajita Seasoning: we love using our homemade fajita seasoning, but store-bought works too.
- Storage: place them in an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 4-5 days.
Keywords: Fajita Veggies, Fajita Vegetables
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