Fantastic Pork Fajitas

Portions:
4

Serving Size:
3 ounces pork, 1/4 cup vegetables, 1 tortilla

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis

Ingredients

  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 pound lean, boneless pork
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 flour tortillas, 8" size

Preparation

  1. Slice green pepper and onion. Mince garlic cloves. Slice pork across grain into 1/8" strips.
  2. Combine garlic, oregano, cumin, pineapple juice, vinegar and hot sauce in a gallon-size, zip-top, plastic bag. Add pork and marinade for 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 325° F. Wrap tortillas in foil and heat while preparing pork.
  4. Heat a heavy skillet or griddle until hot. Add the oil, onion, green pepper and pork strips. Stir-fry until pork is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  5. Divide into 4 portions and serve with warm flour tortillas.

Helpful hints

  • Adjust meat portion if you require more or less protein. Ask your dietitian for additional assistance.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 406

Protein 26 g

Carbohydrates 34 g

Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 64 mg

Sodium 376 mg

Potassium 483 mg

Phosphorus 267 mg

Calcium 57 mg

Fiber 2.4 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

2

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