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Recipe for family meals :

Portabella Mushroom Fajitas

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3 tbs. Water
3 tbs. Lime Juice
1 tbs. Olive Oil or Cooking Oil
2 large cloves Garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. Ground Cumin
1/4 tsp. Dried Oregano, crushed
10 oz. Portabella Mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 medium Red, Green or Yellow Sweet Pepper, cut into thin strips
4 medium Green Onions, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
6 x 7 inch Flour Tortillas
6 each Lime Wedges (optional)


For marinade:

  • In a large plastic bag combine water, lime juice, oil, garlic, cumin, and oregano.
  • Add mushrooms, pepper strips, and green onions; turn bag to coat.
  • Marinate at room temperature for 15 to 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in foil. Heat in a 350º oven for 10 minutes to soften.

For filling:

  • In a large nonstick skillet cook undrained vegetables over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes or until peppers are tender and most of the liquid has evaporated, stirring occasionally.

To serve:

  • Spoon mushroom filling onto tortillas; roll up. If desired, serve with lime wedges.

Serves 6

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