Hey friends! I'm so excited to share this recipe!!!! I'm obsessed. I love fajitas, but do you know what I love more? This fajita bowl.
This is why I love fajita bowls. (Maybe you can relate)
1. I stuff my fajitas with way too much filling to the point I can barely wrap it up haha. (I can't change, I won't change) This isn't a problem in a fajita bowl. 2. You don't necessarily want 2 fajitas, because maybe you only want to eat one tortilla, but you eat two because how can you have only one? Well, you get all the delicious filling you want plus a tortilla. It's the best of both worlds.
What you'll find in my fajita bowl.
I used my cajun spice mixture to cook the bell peppers and onions because it is something that I have on hand. I use it to make Cajun Tofu. If I can repurpose things that I already have, it makes mealtime easier. Use whatever your favourite taco seasoning mix is in place of the cajun spice blend if you'd like!
I linked the recipe below, but for this you just crumble 2 blocks of tofu, and mix with olive oil, soy sauce, nutritional yeast, smoked paprika, garlic & onion powder, then bake in the oven. The texture really does mimic ground beef and I love it in this recipe. To reheat, I just add a tiny amount of oil to my nonstick pan and add the tofu beef until it is hot and sizzling.
Mojo Verde is a simple green sauce made from chopped cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt and chopped jalapeno. I left out the jalapeno this time because I didn't have any, and also because I really like pickled jalapenos with this fajita bowl. I linked the recipe below. I don't think you need to make this to have a delicious fajita bowl. Sour cream & smashed avocado kind of act like the dressing. With that being said, having a batch of Mojo Verde in your fridge is never a bad idea.
I just picked up a package of organic tortillas to use. I just heated them in a cast iron pan until each side got a bit blistery. Use corn tortillas for a gluten free option.
I actually really love using these in this recipe, they add heat, but also, I find them to have great flavour. You should be able to find jars of them in most grocery stores. I find them to be an important component in this dish, but if you aren't a fan of heat you could leave them out. (I don't find them too spicy when I'm mixing bits of them in with other bites.)
Fajita Bowl Recipe
Serves 3 - 4
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