Easy Vegetarian Fajitas (Smoky, Healthy, Gluten-Free)

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Every bite is filled with lots of caramelized vegetables, spicy seasonings, protein-packed black beans, gooey Mexican cheese, and a crispy corn tortilla. Ready in 30 minutes and gluten-free too!

👩‍🍳 Will Kids Enjoy These Fajitas?

If your children will eat bell peppers, carrots, onions, and black beans topped with cheese, then they will love it.


How to make Vegetarian Fajitas


Heat a pan over medium heat. Add 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil. Add onion, peppers, and carrots, saute for 3-5 minutes.


Add all of the spices – paprika through cayenne pepper – to the veggie mixture. Saute another 10 minutes until the vegetables caramelize. Add black beans and cook another 5-10 minutes.


Divide black bean/bell pepper mixture evenly among the tortillas. Top with 2 tbsp shredded cheese and 1 tbsp cilantro. (Add salsa or guacamole/avocado, or other toppings as desired).

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