Vegetarian Fajitas

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The best Vegetarian Fajitas with seasoned sweet potatoes, bell peppers, and onions. You can have it over rice or in tortillas. Plus, get tips to make it a quick meal prep for your week.

After you’ve gotten hooked on Vegetarian Fajitas, you’ve got to try these other vegetarian meals: Vegetarian Tacos, Roasted Butternut Squash Couscous Bowls, or this Quinoa Salad

Vegetarian Fajitas in a bowl

Vegetarian Fajitas

As I’ve brainstormed recipes for the new year, I keep going back to some of the favorites that I’ve shared here. One of the recipes that we make over and over again is these Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls. They’re quick to make, don’t require many ingredients, are packed with flavor, and have plenty of great ingredients.

This fajita bowl recipe has all the same things — fast, easy, and protein-packed. I’m sure they’re going to join the burrito bowls in regular rotation.

Vegetarian Fajitas prep

Ingredients In Vegetarian Fajitas

  • For these fajitas, I replace the meat with sweet potato and black beans. Both ingredients provide plenty of fiber and protein that will leave you feeling full.
  • The rest of the ingredients are pretty standard for what you’d find in regular fajitas. Try bell peppers, onions, and your favorite toppings: avocado (or guac), fresh lime, fresh cilantro, and rice.
  • I finish these fajitas with an incredible sauce made up of seasonings, fresh lime, Sriracha (for some heat!), and mayo. 
  • Other options to put in fajitas: sour cream (low-fat or fat-free works), pico de gallo (or just fresh tomatoes), freshly grated/crumbled cheese
To make your own (EASY) fajita seasoning mix, add the following spices in a bowl and stir to combine:
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar (helps even out the spice!)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Veggie packed fajitas in a bowl with perfectly seasoned sweet potatoes, bell peppers, and onion. The pictures for this recipe show these vegetarian fajitas served over rice, but you can serve them in corn or flour tortillas. Plus tips to use this recipe as a weekly meal prep via chelseasmessyapron.com #vegetarian #veggie #fajita #easy #quick #lunch #meal #prep #pepper #avocado #onion #blackbeans #rice
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  1. 5 stars
    I love this recipe! I’ve made it at least 4 times and found it to be great for meal prep. I serve mine as bowls with the cilantro lime rice and black beans. The roasted sweet potatoes are one of my favorite parts of this dish – I love how they taste with the other flavors.

    1. YAYYY!! I’m sooo happy to hear this!! The sweet potatoes are my faves too! Thanks for your comment! 🙂

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