Pork Fajitas


  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch cayenne
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 3 x 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 cup sliced red onion
  • 2 green or red bell peppers, sliced
  • 4 flour tortillas


  1. Mince garlic and cilantro in the food processor; add lime juice, oregano, cumin, salt and cayenne. Toss with the pork.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add the pork and cook, stirring, 5 minutes, or until light pink in the center. Remove from pan.
  3. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil to the skillet and heat. Add the onion and peppers and cook, stirring, 5 minutes, until vegetables are tender. Add the meat back to the pan, stir thoroughly and remove from heat.
  4. Heat tortillas according to package instructions. Place the pork mixture in a strip down the center of each tortilla and roll the tortillas to enclose the filling.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional analysis for each serving: 448 calories, 31 g protein, 40 g carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, 15 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 455 mg sodium