Tomatillo Shrimp Fajitas Recipe


Tomatillo Shrimp Fajitas

Tomatillo Shrimp Fajitas

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves: 4


  • 1 can (15 or 16 oz.) refried black beans
  • 3/4 cup tomatillo salsa or salsa verde, divided
  • 2 tsp. canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 small red, yellow or green bell pepper, cut into short, thin strips
  • 1 lb. large peeled and deveined uncooked shrimp, thawed if frozen


  • 1

    In a medium saucepan, combine beans and 1/4 cup salsa. Cook over medium-low heat until heated through, stirring occasionally.

  • 2

    Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add shrimp and garlic; stir-fry 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Add remaining 1/2 cup salsa; stir-fry 1 minute.

  • 3

    Stir 3/4 cup cheese into beans; transfer to 4 serving plates. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese over beans. Fill tortillas with shrimp mixture and remaining 1 cup cheese. Serve alongside beans. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.


Nutrition Facts

Serves: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 615

Total Fat 25.7g

Saturated Fat 11.1g

Trans Fat 5.6g

Polyunsaturated Fat 3.2g

Cholesterol 224mg

Sodium 1165mg

Carbohydrates 50g

Protein 45g

Dietary Fiber 8g

Vitamin A 77RE

Vitamin C 37mg

Calcium 520mg

Iron 7mg

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