Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas

STEAK FAJITA LETTUCE WRAPS

Serves 4-6
Prep time :: 10 minutes
Cook time :: 6-8 hours on low heat

 

Ingredients 
2 tablespoons fajita spice (see homemade version below)
2 pounds flank steak
1 onion, peeled and sliced
3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
2 bell peppers, any color, sliced
2 tablespoons coconut aminos or low sodium soy sauce
1 jalapeño, seeds removed and chopped or 1 small can diced jalapeños,
salt and pepper
To serve::
Large lettuce leaves to wrap fajitas

Optional toppings::
1 lime, quartered
1 avocado, sliced
1 cup cabbage, shredded
1 cup carrots, shredded
hot sauce
1 cup tomatoes, chopped

Directions
1. Place half the onions and bell peppers into the slow cooker pot.
2. Add in steak to pot and sprinkle with seasonings on both sides.
3. Place rest of the ingredients into pot, sprinkle with a bit of salt and pepper, cover and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or until meat easily pulls apart with two forks.
4. When it’s done, shred with two forks or slice against the grain, place in a lettuce wrap and top with your fave optional toppings. Enjoy!

FAJITA/TACO SEASONING
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Place all ingredients into a small mason jar or an empty baby food jar, seal and give it a good shake. Be sure to label it. Stores well in a dark, dry place. Feel free to double or triple the recipe so you’ll always have extra on hand.

Recipe Cred: Rockin Mom’s Kitchen

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Slow Cooker Creamy Mac and Cheese

Serves 6

2 hours of time

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 (10.75 oz) can condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk (I used 1%)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Boil the macaroni in water for six minutes and drain.
  2. In a medium saucepan, mix butter and cheese. Heat over medium high heat and stir until the cheese melts.
  3. Spray your slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Combine cheese mixture, sour cream, soup, salt, milk, mustard and pepper in your slow cooker. Add the drained macaroni and stir again.
  4. Cook on low for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally (I cooked mine for about 2 hours and stirred it twice and it was perfect).

Recipe Cred: Six Sisters