Spicy vegetable fajitas

Spicy vegetable fajitas

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(19 ratings)

Ready in 30-40 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
Here's a spicy, vegetarian, help-yourself dish that's ideal for hungry teenagers

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal466
  • fat23g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs48g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre6g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.9g
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Ingredients

  • 8 pancakes (see recipe link below)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 small cauliflower, cut into small florets
    Cauliflower

    Cauliflower

    coll-ee-fl-ow-ah

    A brassica, like cabbage and broccoli, cauliflower is a mass of tiny, tightly packed flower…

  • 410g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 400g jar arrabbiata tomato sauce (we used Loyd Grossman)
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • 150g tub low-fat natural yogurt
    yogurt

    Yogurt

    yog-ert

    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

  • 50g baby spinach leaves
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 180C/gas 4/fan 160C. Wrap the pancakes in foil and warm them through in the oven for 10 minutes. Alternatively, wrap in cling film and reheat in the microwave on Medium (750W) for 2-3 minutes.

  2. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the onion and fry for 5 minutes until softened. Tip in the cauliflower florets and fry briefly until they take on a little colour. Splash in 5 tbsp water, cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes until the cauliflower is just tender.

  3. Stir the chickpeas into the pan with the arrabbiata sauce and bring to the boil. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, then stir in the coriander and remove from the heat.

  4. Transfer the sauce to a serving bowl and put on the table with the warm pancakes, yogurt and spinach leaves. Let everyone put a few spinach leaves in the centre of each pancake, spoon the filling over and top with a little yogurt. The sides can then be folded into the middle and the pancakes eaten with a knife and fork.

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MarcoK63
26th Apr, 2017
This is interesting,but to make it more healthy,rather than buying a prepared arrabbiata sauces,you can do it easily on your own with tomato,gaelic and red pepper.
perky2512
16th Jun, 2015
3.8
This was a bit bland so I seasoned it and it was fine. Really enjoyed this, so did my two boys 10 and 13. We used Tortilla instead of pancake. Will definitely make again.
heather444
7th Nov, 2014
5.05
Really enjoyed these, would like to make these again. Very quick and easy to prepare.
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marmiteetponpon
13th May, 2014
check these sizzling chicken fajitas with homemade guacamole at marmite et ponpon http://marmiteetponpon.com/2014/05/12/sizzling-chicken-fajitas-with-homemade-guacamole/
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marmiteetponpon
13th May, 2014
check these sizzling chicken fajitas with homemade guacamole at marmite et ponpon http://marmiteetponpon.com/2014/05/12/sizzling-chicken-fajitas-with-homemade-guacamole/
camelialexandra
28th Nov, 2013
I spread Caramelised onion hummus on to the pancake (instead of chickpeas) and sour cream instead of yoghurt. Probably a slightly more unhealthy option, however it was delicious!!
4spoons
26th Feb, 2013
3.05
Worked well with pancakes and was very tasty. There's definitely no spice to it though, it's a very mild dish!
emmajtimms
18th Feb, 2012
Where's the spice ingredient??
soheal
18th Jul, 2011
3.05
A bit bland, had to spice this bad boy up. But overall very filling.
chipchop81
18th Mar, 2011
5.05
Made these for Pancake Day and they were outstanding! Didn't change recipe at all and it was wonderful, can't wait to make it again.

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