Beef fajitas are one of my favorite dinners. They are simple and delicious! This instant pot beef fajita recipe makes them even easier!
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Why should you use the instant pot for beef fajitas?
My other favorite way to cook beef fajitas is in the crockpot or slow cooker, but it doesn't always work very well. The instant pot is perfect if your meat is still frozen or if you forgot to start your slow cooker in the morning. This recipes is so easy because you just chop and dump!
What's the best cut of beef to use?
We buy grass-fed beef from a local butcher here in Idaho and they actually give us packages of stew meat and fajita meat. I would check at your local butcher shop first to see if you can get something similar.
If you can't get some at a local butcher, get some grass-fed steak from your local market or an online market like Butcher Box or FarmFoods and cut it into thin strips.
But tortillas aren't healthy?!
White flour tortillas may not be very healthy but you can get some great alternatives! Here's a couple of my favorite tortilla alternatives:
What if I have special dietary restrictions?
View my notes for options to make these gluten-free, dairy free, keto or a lean & green.
*If you cut your bell peppers too small, they may fall apart. Be sure to make large strips. **Gluten-free: Use cauliflower tortillas or gluten-free tortillas. **Lean & Green or Keto: Use a low-calorie cauliflower tortilla or omit it altogether and have with cauliflower rice.
Instant Pot Beef Fajita Recipe
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 519Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 132mgSodium: 280mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 3gSugar: 6gProtein: 42g
*If you cut your bell peppers too small, they may fall apart. Be sure to make large strips.
**Gluten-free: Use cauliflower tortillas or gluten-free tortillas.
**Lean & Green or Keto: Use a low-calorie cauliflower tortilla or omit it altogether and have with cauliflower rice.
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