Grilled Steak Fajita Boats

Grilled Steak Fajita Boats

Try a twist on the traditional fajita using Old El Paso Tortilla Bowls! These 'boats' make eating your Mexican creation even easier.
Total Time 30 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1 flank steak (2-3 lb/1-1 1/2 kg)
  • 1 pkg Old El Pasoᵀᴹ Fajita Seasoning Mix
  • 1 small onion, cut into thick slices
  • 1 red bell pepper, halved
  • 1 green bell pepper, halved
  • 1 pkg (8 count) Old El Pasoᵀᴹ Tortilla Bowls
  • FRESH toppings ideas: diced avocado, fresh lime wedges, sour cream or creme fraiche


  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Sprinkle steak generously with seasoning on both sides; press into steak.
  2. Place steak on direct heat of grill over medium heat; place vegetables (onion and bell peppers) on indirect heat of grill. Cover grill; cook 12 to 14 minutes for medium doneness. Remove from grill and let steak rest 10 minutes; cut into slices diagonally across the grain. Cut bell peppers into slices for serving.
  3. Spoon grilled steak and vegetables into tortillas. Serve with desired toppings.

Expert Tips

  • Flank steak is used in this recipe, but several other cuts of beef would work well. Both sirloin and top round would be delicious. Both can be purchased in 1-lb increments. Grill as directed in recipe, and let rest before slicing.