Friday, June 06, 2008
Favorite Ingredients Friday (Freezer Edition II)

Good Friday! It's time for a special Favorite Ingredients Friday: Freezer Edition II recipe exchange! Last year I got a lot of great recipes that I was able to use to stock up our freezer. I'm excited to see what you all come up with this year! Please share your favorite recipes for bulk meals that freeze and reheat easily.

My recipe is something I found on Who says you can't do freezer cooking in the summertime? This pre-marinated entree can be pan-seared or grilled outdoors. Pair it with refried beans for a hearty, easy meal.

Steak Fajitas


  • 1 lb sirloin steak
  • 2 T lime juice
  • 2 T white wine vinegar
  • 1 T salad oil
  • 1 t oregano, dried
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 1 frozen vegetables, fajita mix
  • 1⁄2 c salsa


  • Place steak in quart-sized freezer bag; combine lime juice, white wine vinegar, salad oil, oregano, and crushed garlic cloves; add to meat.
  • Freeze. To bundle: Steak/marinade mixture; flour tortillas; frozen vegetables.
  • To prepare: Thaw steak in marinade. Remove steak and pan-sear in hot pan. Cook until medium rare; remove from pan. In the same pan, add frozen vegetables and marinade; cover and cook until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • While vegetables are cooking, slice meat into thin slices against the grain. Add to cooked vegetables. Add salsa to meat and vegetables; heat through.
  • To serve, spoon into warmed flour tortilla; garnish with avocado cubes, chopped tomato or fresh cilantro.

  • Now, I look forward to seeing your Favorite Ingredients Friday recipe!

    Don't forget to link your specific recipe post link on Mr. Linky so I can see what's cooking at your house!

    Oh, and be sure to put the title of your recipe in parenthesis! It makes it so much quicker for me to go back and search for recipes as I build my weekly menu.

    For guidelines and my past Favorite Ingredients Friday recipes, click here.

    Thanks so much for your participation. I do appreciate it!

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    At 8:15 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Oh how I wish I had good freezer editions! Sorry, but I am thrilled that you posted this one, it sounds delicious and will come in handy when baby comes!

    At 9:11 AM, Blogger Kathleen Marie said...

    I love fajitas...These are a winner to be sure! Thanks!

    At 9:53 AM, Blogger ~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

    These sound wonderful - can't wait to try them.

    At 12:50 PM, Anonymous chris said...

    Man that looks good. Too bad I don't eat meat during the week. I need to save this for the weekend.

    At 7:03 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Thanks for linking up my post! Your steak fajitas look very tasty!


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