Veggie fajitas

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These yummy veggie fajitas taste great and are lots of fun to make. Children can practise their chopping and peeling skills too.

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  • Colander

  • Knife

  • Chopping board

  • Measuring spoons

  • Wok with lid

  • Wooden spoon

  • Can opener

  • Spoon

  • Frying pan


  • Step 1

    Wash the peppers, chilli (if using fresh) and lettuce.

  • Step 2

    Finely shred the lettuce and set aside for serving later.

  • Step 3

    Peel and chop the onion into long, thin strips as fajitas should contain long strips of vegetables and not chunks.

  • Step 4

    Cut both peppers in half, scoop out and discard the white pitch and seeds. Cut the peppers into long, thin strips.

  • Step 5

    Peel and crush the garlic.

  • Step 6

    Wipe the mushrooms with a clean, damp cloth and then finely slice.

  • Step 7

    Finely chop the chilli (if using fresh). Wash your hands after touching the chilli.

  • Step 8

    Heat the oil in a wok or a frying pan. Add the garlic, onion and pepper and stir-fry for a further few minutes until they start to soften.

  • Step 9

    Add the fresh or powdered chilli and stir for 1 minute.

  • Step 10

    Add the balsamic vinegar (if using) and cook for a few seconds, then add the chopped tomatoes, tomato purée and oregano.

  • Step 11

    Add black pepper to taste (if using) and cook for about 4 minutes, or until the mixture has thickened.

  • Step 12

    Heat the tortilla wraps according to the packet instructions.

  • Step 13

    Place some of the vegetable mixture along the centre of each tortilla wrap, add some shredded lettuce and 1x5ml spoon soured cream.

  • Step 14

    Fold the bottom of the tortilla wrap over first, to hold the mixture in, and then fold in both sides.


Makes 6 small fajitas
red peppers
red chilli
small lettuce
medium red onion
clove garlic
spoons vegetable oil
spoon balsamic vinegar
can chopped tomatoes
spoon tomato purée
spoons dried oregano
Freshly ground black pepper
flour tortilla wraps
spoons reduced fat soured cream

Top tip(s)

  • Stir-frying needs to be done over a high heat, keep stirring all the time to ensure your food does not burn.