English-Style Fajitas English-Style Fajitas

English-Style Fajitas

English-Style Fajitas

prep time
15 mins

cook time
25 minutes

4 people


  • 450g/1lb lean beef mince
  • 1 x 142ml carton soured cream
  • 20ml/4tsp creamed horseradish
  • 10ml/2tsp oil
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, cored, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, cored, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • Freshly milled black pepper
  • 10ml/2tsp garlic salt
  • 10ml/2tsp paprika
  • 1 little gem lettuce or ½ iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 6-8 flour tortillas
  • For tomato salsa

  • :1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 225g/8oz cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • Juice ½ lime
  • Large handful freshly chopped coriander or flat-leaf parsley
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper


  1. Prepare the tomato salsa; mix all the ingredients together and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl mix together the soured cream and horseradish and chill until required.
  3. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the onions and peppers for 5-6 minutes until soft. Transfer to a plate.
  4. Add the mince, garlic salt and paprika and dry fry for 8-10 minutes, breaking down any meaty chunks with the back of a wooden spoon. Spoon off any excess fat. Return the onions and the peppers to the pan with the mince and cook for a further 4-5 minutes. Season to taste.