Fast Fajita Salad

Fast Fajita Salad

When trying to eat healthier, salads are a “Go To” option, but why is it that salads always taste so much better at the restaurant? The ingredients are the same, but there’s something about enjoying without having to chop, dice, mix etc.

Restaurants fill the salad bowl with a variety of creative ingredients, so I decided it’s high time that I do the same. No more lettuce with a few carrots, diced chicken and dressing for me. I was going to bring Restaurant Quality Salads to my own table and thus this Fast Fajita Salad made it’s appearance.

Grilled Fajita Salad

This is definitely a C.O.S.T (cook once, serve twice) Cooking Meal for me because when I grill or pan fry fajita meat, I double the amount needed so my proteins are cooked in advance. That’s always what takes the time. Now, I already have a second 10 minute dinner possibility later in the week. (For instance, a delicious Stir Fry.)

Since I had previously completed steps 1 – 3 during a one hour power cooking time, my meat was already premixed with the marinade and waiting in the freezer for me. All I did was take the meat out to thaw in the morning and finish up at dinner time.

When our 18 year old declared, “This is amazing. It’s like I’m in a restaurant,” I knew success was mine.

So many varying dressing pair nicely with this, but for some odd reason, a tiny drizzle of Catalina is my favorite (speaking for me, not my kids ๐Ÿ™‚ )

Enjoy the mixtures of flavors in this fast and oh, so easy Fajita Salad. It’s a keeper.

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  1. I’m always looking for quick meals like this! Thanks for the idea ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. 10 minute dinners sound amazing!!! This looks delish–pinning!

  3. I love C.O.S.T. meals – this looks delish!


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