Meal Prep Fajita Bowls

Serves 5 – GF, DF option, Vegetarian option

Nutrition info: 507kcal, 48.1g protein, 11.1g fat. 47g carbs

 

Meal prepping does NOT have to be boring, and it can definitely make staying on track with your nutrition goals and finding more time for other things you enjoy more than cooking at every meal.

These Fajita bowls are simple, tasty, and far from dull, and they make meal prepping much more enjoyable!

 
healthy fajita bowls
 

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp chilli powder

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tsp cumin powder

  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp garlic – minced

  • 700g raw protein of choice e.g. lean beef mince, turkey mince, chicken breast, tofu

  • 3 Tbsp of water

  • 1 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 red capsicums – sliced into strips

  • 2 yellow capsicums – sliced into strips

  • 1 medium red onion – sliced

  • 100g cheese e.g. tasty, ricotta, feta

  • 1/2 bunch of coriander, chopped

  • 1 fresh chilli, chopped

  • 1x 250g bag of cauliflower rice

  • 500g cooked brown rice

  • 1 avocado

 

 

Methods

  • Make fajita seasoning by mixing all the spices together in a small bowl. Set aside.

  • Heat 1 tsp of olive oil over medium-high heat, add half the onion and cook for 1 minute. Add in your protein of choice followed by the garlic. Cook for 3-4 minutes before adding half the spice mix, then cook until the meat is cooked through, adding in the water and the soy sauce. Take off heat into a separate bowl and set aside.

  • In the same skillet, add 1 tsp of olive oil and remaining onions, capsicums and the rest of the fajita spice mix.

  • Stir fry for 5 minutes on high heat or until desired tenderness of capsicum.

  • Serve into 5 separate bowls, each with even servings of meat, rice & cauliflower rice, and capsicum, topped with cheese, chilli and coriander.

  • To reheat, remove avocado to the side, reheat for 2-4 minutes in the microwave with the lid ajar – enjoy!

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