Crispy Cheese and Veggie Fajitas

Crispy Cheese and Veggie Fajitas

with Hot Sauce Crema

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HelloFresh fans, meet your new favorite fajitas. No, we’re not talking about your average, run-of-the-mill restaurant fare—see ya later, boring beef! These fajitas are extra special. Spice-rubbed grilling cheese is pan-seared to develop a deep brown crust while the inside gets all warm and melty. The killer queso is then piled into steamy tortillas along with a tangle of peppers and onions, a drizzle of hot sauce crema, and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro. It’s a fiesta on your plate!


Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time25 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 unit

Green Bell Pepper

1 unit

Red Onion

¼ ounce


4 tablespoon

Sour Cream


1 teaspoon

Hot Sauce

8 ounce

Grilling Cheese


1 tablespoon

Fajita Spice Blend

6 unit

Flour Tortillas


Not included in your delivery

1 tablespoon

Olive Oil



Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3431 kJ
Calories820 kcal
Fat50 g
Saturated Fat27 g
Carbohydrate45 g
Sugar8 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Protein37 g
Cholesterol120 mg
Sodium1740 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
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Small Bowl
Medium Pan
Large Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Wash and dry all produce. Core, deseed, and thinly slice bell pepper. Halve, peel, and thinly slice onion. Roughly chop cilantro leaves and tender stems.


In a small bowl, combine sour cream and hot sauce (to taste). Stir in water, 1 tsp at a time, until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency. Season with salt.


Slice grilling cheese into 6 equal sized pieces (12 pieces for 4 servings). Drizzle on both sides with olive oil, then sprinkle with half the Fajita Spice (you’ll use the rest later). Rub to evenly coat grilling cheese in spice.


Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, onion, remaining Fajita Spice, and a large pinch of salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until veggies are softened and beginning to char, about 8 minutes.


Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat (use a nonstick pan if you have one). Add grilling cheese and sear until browned, 1-2 minutes per side. (For 4 servings, sear in two batches.)


Wrap tortillas in damp paper towels and microwave on high until warm, about 30 seconds. Divide tortillas between plates. Top tortillas with one piece of grilling cheese each, then add veggies, crema, and cilantro.