Barbecue beef fajitas with chilli beans are a nutritious option, guaranteed to go down well with kids and adults alike.


  • 450g/1lb lean rump or sirloin steak

  • 15ml/1tbsp dried marjoram or oregano

  • 10ml/2tsp smoked paprika powder

  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper

  • 30ml/2tbsp olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed

  • 4 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped

  • 30ml/2tbsp tomato purée

  • 1 x 410g can red kidney beans, drained

  • 150ml/¼pint water

  • 6-8 Mediterranean wraps

  • To garnish:

  • Shredded iceberg lettuce

  • Sliced avocado, red onions

  • Fresh coriander leaves

  • Soured cream


  • 1.

    Place the steaks in a shallow bowl and add the dried herb, smoked paprika and seasoning. Rub into the steaks on both sides, cover and refrigerate until required.

  • 2.

    Heat half the oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes until soft.mAdd the tomatoes, tomato purée, beans and water. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes or until the sauce thickens slightly.

  • 3.

    Cook the steaks according to your preference on a prepared barbecue or preheated grill. Cut the steaks into slices and serve in a wrap with the garnishes.

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