Are you craving for a Mexican dish, then the featured recipe for the week is surely worth a try. Adding some twist in your ordinary fajita, Portobello Fajitas will clearly bring out the vegetarian and food lover in you.
Fajita is a Mexican dish referring to a marinate strip of meat commonly of beef or chicken. It is usually served with taco or tortillas and other fillings. These condiments that commonly compliment with this dish are guacamole. sour cream, and salsa.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 medium portobello mushrooms
1 red and/or yellow sweet pepper, quartered
8 6 – 7 inches flour tortillas (soft taco or fajita size)
2 medium avocados, halved, seeded, and peeled
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
1 teaspoon chili powder
Fresh Cilantro sprigs
1. In a small bowl combine olive oil, salt, and pepper.
2. Brush the portobello mushrooms and sweet pepper with the olive oil mixture. Stack tortillas and wrap in foil.
3. For a charcoal grill, place the portobellos, pepper quarters, and foil packet on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill 8 to 10 minutes or until tender, turning once halfway through grilling time. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat the medium. Place portobellos, pepper quarters, and foil packet on a grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.)
4. Slice portobello and sweet pepper into strips. In a medium bowl, mash one of the avocados; stir in mayonnaise and chili powder. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Slice remaining avocado. Serve sweet pepper, portabello and sliced avocado on tortillas. Top with mayonnaise mixture. Makes 4 servings.
“Portobello mushrooms has a special carbohydrate that stokes the metabolic fire and maintains blood sugar levels. Three ounces per day for four to six weeks has been said to yield substantial weight loss. These mushrooms are also high in selenium which not only aids weight loss but is showing to have positive effects on prostate cancer.”