Keto friendly fajitas

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Stacy Springer of Einstein’s Kitchen joins us to share a simple and healthy recipe. She is focusing on low carbs and fewer processed foods for these keto friendly fajitas. 

Keto Friendly Fajitas


  • 1 1/2 lbs. Sirloin Steak (choice/prime grade preferred)
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 4 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke ( she recommends Hickory)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 Bell peppers, sliced
  • 4 C Mexican shredded cheese


  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 C salsa
  • 1 C grated Mexican blend cheddar cheese
  • 1 C sour cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mat.
  3. Spread cheddar cheese into four 6 ich circles, placed 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese melts and is lightly brown, 6-8 minutes.
  5. Cool for 2 to 3 minutes before lifting with a spatula. Place over wooden spoon wrapped in aluminum foil balanced over 2 cups/bowls.
  6. Let taco shells cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  7. Slice sirloin steak into thin strips or small cubes and place in bowl.
  8. Slice your onion, peppers and avocado.
  9. Take 1 Tbsp of lime juice and drizzle over avocado to prevent browning.
  10. Combine spices and add to bowl with steak. Toss to cover all sides of the meat.
  11. Heat oil in large skillet over medium/high heat. Add in steak and drizzle 1/2 lime juice and liquid smoke over steak. Brown 4-5 minutes each side.
  12. In separate skillet add oil to medium high heat and add onion and peppers until softened and reduce to medium heat. Season with salt and pepper as you go.
  13. Remove steak and drizzle the remaining lime juice over the meant and let rest for 5 minutes.
  14. Fill your cheese shells sliced steak and onion/peppers.
  15. Top with avocado, cheese, salsa and sour cream.

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