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Vegetarian Sheet Pan Fajitas

Vegetarian Oven Fajitas are a healthier version of the classic Mexican favorite.  This 20 minute meal is made on a sheet pan making it the perfect weekday meal.

Sheet Pan Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe

Hi guys!

I’ve professed my love of Mexican food here many times.  Salsa is basically my best bud and I am always on the lookout to make a healthier Mexican meal at home to cut back on the constant burrito cravings. The problem is I could eat this for dinner three nights in a row and STILL want a burrito for lunch the next day.  Fajitas, Quesadillas, Burritos… basically all different food groups in my mind.

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I’ve even contemplated how an IV of salsa would work.  The struggle is real.

Luckily I have Vegetarian Oven Fajitas.  They are one of my favorite weekday meals because they are made on a sheet pan in less than 20 minutes!

20 Minute Meal! Portobello Mushroom Vegetarian Sheet Pan FajitasClick To Tweet

Sheet Pan Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe

Here’s why you have to try Vegetarian Oven Fajitas…

To make oven fajitas, I cut up the veggies and toss them in my super special vegetarian fajitas blend of spices.

Sheet Pan Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe

You can use whatever veggies you have on hand but I love a combination of peppers, portobello mushrooms, onions and even zucchini!  Then bake them on a foil covered sheet pan for easy clean up.

Sheet Pan Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe

You can go as healthy or as unhealthy as you wish with the toppings.  During the week I like to keep my food healthier so I choose whole wheat tortillas, fresh cilantro, lime, a little cheese, salsa and a smear of plain greek yogurt.

Sheet Pan Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe

Your family can assemble their own vegetarian oven fajita favorites at the table… so everyone can get what they want.  To make these photos pretty (which I reshoot in March 2018!) I put this on a nice plate, but I often just stick the sheet pan in the middle of the table and both the Hubs and I just make ours from there.  Sometimes it’s best to keep it simple.

Sheet Pan Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe

The vegetarian oven fajitas mixture also reheats well for lunches during the week and is super tasty in quesadillas and wraps too!  This fast and simple dinner is one you have to try.

Enjoy!

Sheet Pan Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe

5 from 2 votes
Sheet Pan Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe
Vegetarian Oven Fajitas
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Vegetarian Oven Fajitas are a healthier version of the classic Mexican favorite.  This 20 minute meal is packed with veggies and are full of flavor.  They have a short cooking time and are made on a sheet pan, making them a perfect for a weekday meal!

Course: Vegetarian
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut in strips
  • 1 red bell pepper cut in strips
  • 1 small zucchini cut in strips
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 8 ounces sliced Portobello mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste!
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper or to taste!
  • optional: 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper a pinch
  • Cooking Spray
  • 4 Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • Favorite Fajitas toppings: cheese, sour cream or greek yogurt, lime, salsa, cilantro or guacamole.
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees and line a cookie sheet with foil.
  2. Spray the pan with cooking spray.
  3. Toss the vegetables with the olive oil and all the spices.
  4. Spread the spiced veggie mixture across the pan.
  5. Cook for 20 minutes.
  6. Serve with your favorite fajitas
Recipe Notes

The recipe makes enough for 4-6 fajitas. Without any sides, that is dinner for two in my house! With sides you can serve more.

20 Minute Meal! Portobello Mushroom Vegetarian Sheet Pan FajitasClick To Tweet

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Your turn!

How do you feel about burritos?  Be honest…. 🙂

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I’m linking up my Vegetarian Oven Fajitas recipe with: Meatless Monday, Meatless Monday, Full Plate Thursday, Foodie Friday, and the Weekend Potluck. Thanks so much ladies for the link up parties!

 

By | 2018-06-28T13:17:55+00:00 March 21st, 2018|All Vegetarian, Dinner, Food, Vegetarian Meals|64 Comments

64 Comments

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  2. Sarah March 26, 2018 at 9:08 pm - Reply

    This is such a great idea! Made fajittas last week and stood at the stove, although I like the sizzle. I’ll be trying this next time to free up some time.

  3. Mona March 26, 2018 at 3:53 pm - Reply

    I love the ease with which this meal comes together. Perfect for busy weeknights. Love that you can adapt it too, depending on what you have on hand.

  4. [email protected] March 26, 2018 at 1:33 pm - Reply

    Salsa addict here as well! I love meals that are interactive like build your own fajitas! These look great

  5. melve March 22, 2018 at 3:08 am - Reply

    Another recipe that deserves a try. Looks Healthy and delicious. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Hatton March 21, 2018 at 9:05 pm - Reply

    This is such a great and easy way to make fajitas – and perfect for leftover lunches for work! And your photos are always amazing.

    • JulieWunder March 25, 2018 at 10:34 am - Reply

      Aw! Thank you!! I work really hard to make them pur-ty!

  7. Erinn March 21, 2018 at 6:59 pm - Reply

    I love sheet pan fajitas! Such an easy, delicious meal! And you can mix it up with the veggies and spices! We’ve made leftovers into quesadillas before and it’s so good.

  8. Nicole March 21, 2018 at 12:53 pm - Reply

    Love these Mexican vegetables! – these kind of meals are always so much fun and fussy eaters can do their own thing 🙂

  9. Emily @ Pizza & Pull-Ups March 21, 2018 at 12:38 pm - Reply

    Yes to Mexican food everyday! This looks like an awesome healthy option!

  10. Maureen @ Maureen Gets Real March 21, 2018 at 8:03 am - Reply

    I love fajitas but they always seemed so hard to make. Definitely going to try this out though. The spices look to die for!

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  13. Nikol Murphy (Mom Complicated) February 19, 2015 at 8:09 pm - Reply

    Ha!
    I had no idea anyone loved Mexican food as much as I do. Going to try this recipe out next week. YUM!

  14. Tina Saib February 19, 2015 at 6:53 pm - Reply

    Looks yummy! I love Mexican food, too…had some last night. This is an easy recipe for during the week, and something the kids would eat. Win for all of us.

  15. Jennifer Wood February 19, 2015 at 5:26 pm - Reply

    Okay these look delicious – completely off the subject – glad to see someone else is on the foil covered cookie sheet program!

  16. Sarah @ 2paws Designs February 19, 2015 at 5:04 pm - Reply

    Those look amazing! Pinning to try later. And I totally line our baking sheet with aluminum foil too. I’m all for easy clean up.

  17. Jaime February 19, 2015 at 11:31 am - Reply

    These look SO GOOD. Adding them to my menu in the near future.

  18. Sarah February 16, 2015 at 11:32 am - Reply

    I love Mexican food so burritos are delicious but not usually my first choice. I also love taco salads, nachos, fajitas, burrito bowls (more than burritos), and anything I can make Mexican so like a Mexican stuffed sweet potato, or Mexican “Cheese” Fries. I also add salsa to my eggs and breakfasts a lot of times to get my fix.

    • JulieWunder February 16, 2015 at 7:33 pm - Reply

      I totally try to make other random food Mexican-ish too. It holds over my cravings. 🙂 Thanks for stopping by today!

  19. Tina muir February 16, 2015 at 11:27 am - Reply

    Ooooooh what a good idea, I would have never thought to bake them, but thats clever! Good idea! fajitas are always a great option, but i just forget about them a lot! Thanks for joining us for meatless monday 🙂

  20. Rachel February 16, 2015 at 9:27 am - Reply

    YUM! We do “mud tacos” and quesadillas. I don’t know why I never thought to do fajitas! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  21. Terry Tomberlin February 14, 2015 at 11:17 am - Reply

    Miss you on TV Julie.Take heart,you still have input into our lives.Maybe even more now.My Wife and I will for sure be trying out this recipe.Thanks for sharing.

    • JulieWunder February 20, 2015 at 7:42 am - Reply

      Thank you so much Terry! You are too kind! I hope you enjoyed it!

  22. Aimee February 13, 2015 at 10:48 am - Reply

    I love Mexican food too! I’d have to triple or quadruple the recipe for my family, but it’s worth a shot!

    • JulieWunder February 14, 2015 at 9:50 am - Reply

      Just use a couple of pans and it would be perfect!

  23. Jess @hellotofit February 12, 2015 at 9:17 pm - Reply

    I love any and all Mexican food; burritos, salsa, and fajitas included! Love all the veggies in this dish. Thanks for sharing!

  24. Farrah February 12, 2015 at 7:40 pm - Reply

    I love, love, love fajitas, and these look amazing! <3

  25. Emilie February 12, 2015 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    Yum! You can never go wrong with Mexican food!

  26. Susanna @Zealous Mom February 12, 2015 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    These look delicious! My husband thinks we need meat every night, but I’ve convinced him to do one vegetarian meal per week, so we will certainly be trying this one. Pinned.

    • JulieWunder February 12, 2015 at 8:34 pm - Reply

      Good for you! I’d consider one night a win!!

  27. Jessica @myhealthypassion February 12, 2015 at 10:24 am - Reply

    Not a big burrito kinda girl…love burrito bowls and fajitas! These sound yummy! and by the way… I always use foil lol!!!

    • JulieWunder February 12, 2015 at 8:35 pm - Reply

      I love them all… 🙂 Foil saves the day in my kitchen.

  28. Gingi February 12, 2015 at 8:45 am - Reply

    Those mushrooms look AMAZING!!! Give to me!! – http://www.domesticgeekgirl.com

  29. Yum I could eat salsa everyday for every meal as well. I usually saute my veggies but this looks like an easier way to go.

    • JulieWunder February 12, 2015 at 8:36 pm - Reply

      I kind of feel like we could grocery shop together… 🙂

  30. Danyelle Musselman February 12, 2015 at 7:47 am - Reply

    Such a great idea, I’ve never thought about putting the veggies in the oven… so easy! My family can’t get enough Mexican food, so this will definitely have to go on the list

  31. Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes February 12, 2015 at 7:26 am - Reply

    An IV of salsa….interesting, trying to picture how that would work 🙂 Coffee yes, salsa…..not so much 😉 I do like burritos, only if they are smothered in cheese and salsa goodness!

    • JulieWunder February 12, 2015 at 8:37 pm - Reply

      haha! I know. I like salsa and having cravings for it that often. 🙂

  32. Heather @fitncookies February 12, 2015 at 7:18 am - Reply

    We actually had fajitas again last night! I love Mexican and can eat it all the time! I do like meat, though, so I’d probably add some chicken or meat to these ones! Look delicious though.

  33. Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie February 12, 2015 at 7:15 am - Reply

    Mmmm Fajitas! I can never say that word without thinking of that one episode of Friends where Ross is cooking fajitas and he gets so drunk. Hahaha it’s one of my favorites!

    • JulieWunder February 12, 2015 at 8:38 pm - Reply

      Haaaaaa! That one is awesome. I’m feeling the need to find some Friends on tv!

  34. Jenny February 12, 2015 at 6:49 am - Reply

    Duuuuudeee. Yes. Mexican is my favorite and it’s SO ridiculously good even without all of the sinful stuff (in my opinion)…and one of the best ways to eat a ton of veggies! I love this idea and I’ve never thought of oven roasting fajita veggies! Genius!

  35. Blane Sherer February 12, 2015 at 5:51 am - Reply

    Sure looks tasty ( smile )

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