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A platter of vegetarian fajitas served with rice and beans.

Vegetarian Fajitas

These vegetarian fajitas are an assortment of peppers, onions and mushrooms, all cooked together with the perfect blend of spices. A quick and easy meatless meal option that's packed with flavor!
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 131kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups sliced bell peppers red, orange, yellow or a combination
  • 3/4 cup poblano pepper sliced
  • 8 ounces button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • lime wedges for serving optional
  • corn or flour tortillas
  • fajita fixings of your choice such as rice, beans, sour cream, salsa and guacamole


  • Heat the oil in a large pan over high heat. Add the peppers, mushrooms and onion to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender and charred on the edges. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Sprinkle the chili powder, cumin, onion powder and smoked paprika over the vegetables.
  • Cook for another 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Sprinkle the cilantro over the top and serve. Garnish with lime wedges if desired. Serve the tortillas and toppings on the side.



Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 526mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3506IU | Vitamin C: 146mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg