I love fajitas. Quick, easy and tasty, they were a staple meal of mine when I was at university. However, Kieran will not eat them, so I don’t get to have them that often. So I jumped at the chance to make them when Rachel was over for dinner last week. Usually, I just use a packet mix, but I really wanted to make my own this time. It’s surprisingly difficult to find a recipe for homemade fajita seasoning. My two usual recipe websites, bbcgoodfood.com and deliciousmagazine.co.uk both had fajita recipes – but they both called for a packet seasoning mix. Yeah, thanks, I could have worked that one out for myself!
So of course, the answer was found in the blogging world. I found a great looking recipe at the cooking nurse and decided to use that! I had all the ingredients already in the store cupboard and took no time at all to put together. And it was lovely – exactly the right level of spice for me. I had a couple of pork loins that needed to be used so I sliced them thinly and fried them up with the spice mix, chopped onions and peppers and a dash of honey. Delicious!
With it, I also decided to take advantage of the fact that I could eat raw tomatoes (Kieran can’t bear them) so I made a mild salsa from chopped cherry tomatoes, coriander, spring onions, oil and white wine vinegar.
Throw it all together with some mashed avocado, sour cream, salad and grated cheese and you get a lovely fajita!