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Sunday Suppers with Lunchbox Love–Slow Cooker Flank Steak Fajitas

Who doesn’t love the sound of the sizzling fajitas, the onion/pepper aroma filling the air? This slow-cooker recipe, from 100 Days of Real Food, makes up for the lack of sizzle with big flavors and the convenience of a crockpot. The spice rub, peppers, and onions join together to make a mouth-watering dinner the whole family will love. Add all the ingredients in the morning, turn to HIGH, and a delicious supper will be waiting for you when you are ready to sit down with your loved ones.

Slow Cooker Flank Steak Fajitas

(recipe and image from 100 Days of Real Food)

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1 ½ lbs flank steak, preferably grass fed (we buy ours from Baucom’s Best at the Matthews Farmers’ Market)
1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon coriander
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons soy sauce, preferably the low-sodium variety
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 – 5 bell peppers, any color
1 onion
Other fajita fixings:
Whole-wheat tortillas, grated cheese, fresh sliced avocado, cilantro, lime slices, fresh spinach leaves, sour cream, hot peppers, etc.


  1. Mix together the dry spices with a fork including the chili powder, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper.
  2. Rub the spice mixture over all sides of the flank steak and place it in the bottom of the slow cooker. Sprinkle the soy sauce on top.
  3. Top the flank steak with the diced jalapeno and minced garlic. Slice the bell peppers and onion and throw those on top of the steak as well.
  4. Turn the slow cooker onto HIGH and cook for 5 – 6 hours or until the steak can easily be shredded with two forks.
  5. Drain the meat and peppers well then serve with the recommended fajita “fixings” (listed above).

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