Diane Henderiks' Pork Fajitas with Roasted Pepper & Avocado Salsa

Seven Ingredients for One Great Meal

GMA Recipes Dinner
Servings:4
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

Before you start, hit the grocery store:

5 pounds boneless Pork loin

3 cups grated Parmesan cheese

5 Avocados

12 Whole wheat tortillas

22 Bell peppers; (12 green, 10 red)

9 Onions

8 heads Romaine lettuce

Pantry items

Olive oil

Red wine vinegar

Low sodium soy sauce

Worcestershire sauce

Garlic

paprika

ground cumin

herbs

Salt

Black pepper

Ingredients

  • For fajitas
  • 3 green bell peppers; sliced
  • 2 onions; sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1T ground oregano or 1/4C chopped fresh oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin; sliced thinly
  • 2t olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons whipped avocado
  • 4 tablespoons reduced parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 4 teaspoons dried cilantro or 4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 6-inch whole wheat tortillas
  • For the salsa
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, roasted, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, roasted, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro or 1 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1t paprika
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Cooking Directions

    Make salsa: In a large bowl, combine avocado, roasted red and green peppers, onion, cilantro, and garlic. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, paprika, salt, and pepper. Pour over avocado mixture and stir gently to combine. Refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes. Remove from refrigerate 30 minutes before using, bring to room temperature to meld flavors.

    Make peppers: Saute peppers and onion in oil in a large skillet until onion is golden, about 5 minutes. Add cumin and oregano; stir to combine. Bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside. In medium skillet saute pork in olive oil until cooked; about 5 minutes. Warm tortilla (if desired) and assemble fajita as follow: 1 tablespoon of whipped avocado, 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese, 1/4 of cooked pork, 1/2 cup shredded lettuce, 1 teaspoon dried cilantro or 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro. Roll up. Enjoy.

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    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: pork tenderloin, parmesan cheese, avocado, whole wheat tortillas

    Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Party Platter, Vegetable, Side Dish


     
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