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Smoky Avocado Fajitas (Meatless)

Smoky Avocado Fajitas (Meatless)

Are you a fan of Mexican cuisine? Do you love the flavors of smoky and spicy dishes? If so, then you’re in for a treat with these delicious Smoky Avocado Fajitas! This meatless recipe is packed with flavor and will satisfy even the most discerning taste buds.

Why Choose Meatless Fajitas?

There are many reasons why someone might choose to go meatless, whether it’s for health, environmental, or ethical reasons. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on taste! These Smoky Avocado Fajitas are a perfect example of how plant-based meals can be just as satisfying and flavorful as their meat counterparts.

By using smoky spices and marinating the vegetables, you can create a dish that is bursting with flavor and sure to impress even the most dedicated carnivores. Plus, avocados add a creamy and rich element that takes these fajitas to the next level.

How to Make Smoky Avocado Fajitas

Making Smoky Avocado Fajitas is easier than you might think! The first step is to marinate the vegetables in a blend of spices, including cumin, smoked paprika, and chili powder. This will infuse the vegetables with a smoky and spicy flavor that will take your fajitas to new heights.

Next, you’ll want to sauté the marinated vegetables until they are tender and slightly charred. This will help enhance the smoky flavors and bring out the natural sweetness of the vegetables.

Once the vegetables are cooked, it’s time to assemble your fajitas. Start by warming up the tortillas, then layer on the sautéed vegetables, sliced avocado, and any other toppings you desire. The creamy avocado adds a luxurious element to the fajitas and complements the smoky flavors perfectly.

Customize Your Fajitas

One of the great things about fajitas is that you can customize them to suit your taste preferences. If you like it spicy, add some jalapeños or a sprinkle of hot sauce. If you prefer it milder, skip the chili powder and opt for a milder spice blend.

Additionally, you can add a variety of toppings to your fajitas to make them even more delicious. Consider adding some diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, or a dollop of sour cream. The possibilities are endless!

Conclusion

Smoky Avocado Fajitas are a delicious and satisfying meatless option that will please everyone at the dinner table. By infusing the vegetables with smoky spices and adding creamy avocado, you can create a flavorful and nutritious meal that is sure to impress.

FAQs

1. Can I use different vegetables in this recipe?

Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different vegetables to suit your preferences. Bell peppers, onions, and zucchini work great in fajitas.

2. Can I make these fajitas spicy?

Definitely! If you like it spicy, feel free to add some jalapeños or a sprinkle of hot sauce to kick up the heat.

3. Can I make these fajitas ahead of time?

While it’s best to enjoy these fajitas fresh, you can certainly prepare the vegetables and marinate them ahead of time. Just sauté them when you’re ready to serve.

4. Can I add cheese to these fajitas?

Yes, if you’re not following a vegan or dairy-free diet, you can certainly add some shredded cheese to your fajitas for an extra indulgent touch.

5. Can I use flour tortillas instead of corn tortillas?

Absolutely! Feel free to use your preferred type of tortilla for these fajitas. Both flour and corn tortillas work well.

6. Are these fajitas suitable for a gluten-free diet?

Yes, if you use gluten-free tortillas, these fajitas can be enjoyed as part of a gluten-free diet.

7. Can I grill the vegetables instead of sautéing them?

Definitely! Grilling the vegetables will add an extra smoky flavor to your fajitas. Just make sure to brush them with a bit of oil before grilling to prevent sticking.

8. Can I add beans or tofu to these fajitas for extra protein?

Absolutely! Adding beans or tofu is a great way to incorporate some extra protein into your fajitas. Just make sure to cook them separately before adding them to the fajitas.

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Smoky Avocado Fajitas (Meatless)

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 1 and 1/3 cups of water
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of liquid smoke flavoring (optional)
  • 2 packages of fajita seasoning (1 ounce each)
  • 4 large avocados , peeled, pitted, and sliced into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 4 large bell peppers , stemmed, seeded, and sliced into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1 extra large onion , sliced into rings and separated
  • 12 flour tortillas (6 inches each)

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, mix together water, oil, liquid smoke, and fajita seasoning.
  • Pour the mixture into a resealable plastic bag.
  • Add avocados, bell pepper, and onion to the bag.
  • Coat the vegetables with the marinade.
  • Squeeze out excess air from the bag and seal it.
  • Place the bag in the refrigerator and marinate for 1 hour to overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Preheat the oven to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C).
  • Stack the tortillas and wrap them in aluminum foil.
  • Place the wrapped tortillas in the oven to warm.
  • Preheat the grill to medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  • Drain the marinade from the vegetable mixture and transfer it to a plate.
  • Separate the avocados from the onions and bell peppers.
  • Using tongs, place the onions and peppers on the grill in a single layer.
  • Cook the onions and peppers until tender, turning as needed (about 5 to 10 minutes).
  • Transfer the cooked onions and peppers to an oven-proof pan and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
  • Place the avocados on the grill in a single layer and cook until browned, turning once (about 5 minutes).
  • Fill the warmed tortillas with the grilled avocados and onion mixture.
  • Roll or fold the tortillas
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