One Pot Chicken Fajita

One Pot Chicken Fajita

Convenience meets nutrition with this easy One Pot Chicken Fajita recipe. Inspired by the lively spirit of Mexican cuisine, this dish promises to elevate your taste buds while nourishing your body with every savory bite. Plus, one-pot meals are a game-changer for busy people who want a wholesome and delicious meal without the hassle of multiple dishes. By combining all the ingredients in a single pot, this recipe simplifies the cooking process and locks in the flavors, which results in a dish that’s sure to be on the regular meal rotation.

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One Pot Chicken Fajita

One Pot Chicken Fajita

Convenience meets nutrition with this easy One Pot Chicken Fajita recipe. Ready in under 30 minutes, this dish is sure to be the new star on your menu rotation!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 3 Cups Sliced Bell Pepper, Any Color
  • 2 Cups Sliced White Onion
  • 1 Pound Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Cut Into Thin Slices
  • 1 Tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Ground Cumin
  • 1 (14.5 Oz) Can Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, Drained
  • 8 Flour Tortillas (6 Inch, Preferably Whole Grain), Warmed
  • Serving Suggestions: Sour Cream Or Yogurt, Sliced Avocado Or Guacamole, Salsa, Shredded Cheese


    1. Prep your ingredients then add 1 Tbsp. olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium-high heat.
    2. Add bell peppers and onion and cook for 7 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet; set aside.
    3. Heat remaining Tbsp. of oil in the skillet then add the chicken. Sprinkle with chili powder and cumin and saute for 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring occasionally.
    4. Return peppers and onion to skillet; add drained tomatoes. Cook 2 minutes more or until hot.
    5. Divide chicken mixture evenly between tortillas and top with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!


  • For a fun, stress-free dinner, serve these fajitas just like you would tacos, where you put out all the fixin’s and let everyone build their own at the table.
  • Recipe approved by Ellie Krieger, Culinary Nutritionist (RD) for Tomato

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1 serving

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 590Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 730mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 4gSugar: 11gProtein: 38g

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