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Cheap Vegan Sheet Pan Fajitas


  • Author: Katie Allen
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

When you want vegan fajitas but your family insists on meat, these cheap fajitas please everyone. One pan, drive-thru prices & BOLD flavor!


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Ingredients

  • 1 envelope fajita seasoning
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt, to taste
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 12 oz white/button mushrooms, halved
  • 14 oz pinto beans, drained
  • 1 avocado, halved and scooped
  • 1 lime, cut in wedges
  • 10 medium flour tortillas (substitute corn tortillas for GF)
  • Optional: 1 to 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast

Instructions

  1. Set oven to broil.
  2. In a small bowl, combine half of the fajita seasoning packet with cumin, smoked paprika, garlic powder and salt (to taste).
  3. In one bowl, toss and marinate chicken strips in 1 Tbsp oil & 1 Tbsp seasoning mixture. In a second bowl, toss and marinate drained pinto beans in 1 Tbsp oil and 1 Tbsp seasoning mixture.
  4. Cover 2/3 of the baking sheet with foil, folding the internal edge up to make divider. Use foil to make 2 smaller sections in the remaining 1/3 of the baking sheet. You’re basically making a big version of a microwave meal plate! 1 big section and 2 small sections, so the ingredients don’t mix.
  5. Add onion, peppers and mushrooms to the larger section. Drizzle with 1/2 Tbsp oil and 1/2 Tbsp taco seasoning. Broil for 8 minutes. Toss veggies.
  6. While the veggies broil: Cut lime into wedges. Cut open the avocado and remove pit. Using a spoon, scoop the avocado into a small bowl. Squeeze one lime wedge into the avocado. Add a pinch of salt. Smash with a spoon.
  7. Add chicken to one smaller section of foil. Add beans to the other section.
  8. Return to oven. Broil the whole pan for 8 more minutes, or until chicken is cooked through (no pink) and veggies have a nice char.

  9. Serve with warm tortillas and smashed guacamole.

Notes

This recipe can be served vegan/vegetarian or with meat for omnivores.

Substitute corn tortillas for gluten-free.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Broil
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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