Fajita Veggies {Chipotle Copycat} are a perfect addition to any fajita, made with seasoned green peppers and red onions. Use them as a topping for a Chipotle Chicken bowl or add them to my Baha Fish Tacos!

Fajita Veggies {Chipotle Copycat}

I love Chipotle restaurants and would go there every day if I could! From the burritos to burrito bowls to steak tacos and chicken tacos, I could have something different each day of the week. But, since I can’t, I will make my own Chipotle meal with my Cilantro rice, chipotle chicken, easy guacamole, and these fajita veggies!

Skillet of Fajita Vegetables

Fajitas Veggies Ingredients

You don’t need any fancy ingredients for this recipe!

Oil: I prefer olive oil for sauteing veggies. However, Chipotle states they use sunflower oil for their fajita veggies.

Vegetables: Green bell peppers and red onions are in this recipe. Feel free to use your favorite fajita vegetables, including any color of bell peppers or onions.

Seasonings: Oregano and salt are the only spices you need to bring out the flavors in the vegetables. I recommend dried oregano.

Raw Ingredient for Fajita Vegetables

How to Make Fajita Veggies {Chipotle Copycat}

It only takes about 15 minutes to get these fajita veggies {Chipotle Copycat} softened and added to your favorite recipes. To get started, heat up the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Once the oil is hot, add the green peppers, red onion, salt, and oregano.

Cook the veggies for 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. After 8 minutes, the veggies were getting softer, but not as soft as I prefer. But, after 15 minutes, they were perfect.

Can I Make these Veggies Ahead of Time?

Yes! It’s easy to make these vegetables and have them ready to go for the week. Simply cook the fajita veggies as instructed. Then, let the vegetables cool down before storing them in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will last up to 5 days.

Tongs Picking up Fajita Vegetables

Can I Add More Vegetables?

Sure! I stuck with the common fajita veggies mix that is commonly used and the veggies used at Chipotle restaurants. However, you could definitely add more veggies like mushrooms, zucchini, tomatoes, and even jalapeno peppers, just to name a few.

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Fajita Veggies {Chipotle Copycat}

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Fajita Veggies {Chipotle Copycat} are a perfect addition to any fajita, made with seasoned green peppers and red onions.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 large green bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add the green peppers and onion. Season the vegetables with salt and oregano.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally until softened slightly (12-15 minutes).
  • Remove from heat and serve with more fajita fixings.

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