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Beef Fajita Breakfast Scramble

A delicious breakfast recipe with all the flavors of beef fajitas.

Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Beef Fajitas, Breakfast Burritos, Breakfast Scramble
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • lb skirt steak or flank steak
  • 1 each green bell pepper, red and orange, stem, seeds removed, diced into small pieces
  • 1 medium onion, diced into small pieces
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil, divided
  • 12 large eggs
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

For The Marinade

  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp red crushed peppers
  • cup lime juice

Instructions

For The Marinade

  1. Add cumin, garlic salt, chili powder, pepper and red crushed peppers into a large sealable baggie. Seal, shake to combine and then add lime juice. Shake to mix.

  2. Place skirt steak into baggie, seal, shake and then place into the fridge for 4 hours or overnight.

Cooking The Fajitas

  1. Heat cast iron skillet, or large frying pan, over high heat. Add two tablespoons of oil to pan and then add peppers and onions.

  2. Sauté until tender but still crisp. Remove from skillet and place in large bowl and set aside.

  3. Add remaining two tablespoons of oil into pan and heat over medium high heat.

  4. Remove steak from baggie and place in hot skillet.

  5. Cook 5-6 minutes on each side for medium. Remove from skillet and place on cutting board.

  6. Remove steak from skillet and place on cutting board. Cut against the grain and then cut into bite size pieces.

  7. Place steak into large bowl with peppers, stir and set aside.

  8. Add whisked eggs to skillet. Cook until desired doneness.

  9. Next, add steak and peppers to scrambled eggs, mix to combine.

  10. Top with cheese, let melt and then enjoy!