This copycat Chipotle fajita veggies recipes taste just like the sauteed peppers and onions from the restaurant. And while you think they might just be good on fajitas (try my grilled turkey fajitas and sheet pan chicken fajitas!)or burrito bowls (slow cooker chicken burrito bowls or Chipotle copycat barbacoa burrito bowls), I’m sharing a whole list of other ways to use them below.
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
Table of Contents
- What are fajita veggies at Chipotle?
- What You’ll Love About Sautéed Peppers and Onions
- Chipotle Fajita Veggies Ingredients
- Chipotle Fajita Veggies Nutrition
- How to Make Sautéed Peppers and Onions
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Storage Instructions
- How to Serve Fajita Veggies
- It’s 5pm. Are you still wondering what’s for dinner?
- Helpful Tools to Make Sautéed Peppers
What are fajita veggies at Chipotle?
The fajita vegetables are a veggie option that consists of sautéed peppers and onions that is simply seasoned.
What You’ll Love About Sautéed Peppers and Onions
- Just 5 minutes prep time
- Just 10 minutes total time
- Made with simple ingredients
- Quick and easy veggie side
- Perfect for Mexican-inspired meals
Chipotle Fajita Veggies Ingredients
The fajita veggies from Chipotle are made with green bell pepper, red onion, oregano, salt, and sunflower oil.
In my copycat version, I like to use a variety of bell pepper colors, but you can use any combination of colors:
- Avocado oil – You can use any vegetable oil or olive oil.
- Bell peppers – Chipotle typically uses green peppers, but I’ve used a variety of green, yellow, orange, and red bell peppers. Feel free to use your favorite types.
- Red onion – Red onion is great in this mixture, but you could also use yellow onions or white onions.
- Sea salt
Chipotle Fajita Veggies Nutrition
Per the Chipotle website, each 2.5 oz portion, there are 20 calories, 0 fat, 150 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 2 grams sugar, 1 gram protein.
The nutrition facts for the copycat Chipotle fajita veggies can be found below the recipe card.
How to Make Sautéed Peppers and Onions
This copycat Chipotle fajita veggies recipe comes together in less than 15 minutes:
- Prep peppers and onions. Slice peppers and onion into thin strips.
- Saute fajita veggies. Heat oil in a large skillet or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers and onions to pan and toss to coat with oil.
- Season veggies. Season peppers and onions with oregano and salt to taste.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are fajita veggies spicy at Chipotle?
No, the fajita veggies are made with mild bell peppers, not spicy peppers.
Store leftover onions and peppers in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
How to reheat
Reheat leftovers in the microwave or hot skillet until heated throughout.
Can you freeze sautéed pepper and onions?
Yes, you can freeze peppers in an airtight container for 2-3 months.
How to Serve Fajita Veggies
These fajita veggies can be used in SO many ways:
- Stuffed into steak quesadillas, air fryer quesadillas, or sausage breakfast burritos
- As the base of veggie fajitas (add in zucchini, mushrooms, and corn to bulk it up)
- Layered onto crock pot chicken nachos
- As barbacoa burrito bowl topping (don’t forget the Chipotle copycat corn salsa)
- As a side to crock pot salsa chicken tacos, beef tostadas, or breakfast tacos
- Put into omelettes with pepper jack cheese
It’s 5pm. Are you still wondering what’s for dinner?
Menu Plans by My Everyday Table can help you out.
The plan addresses three major issues when it comes to weeknight dinners: having a plan, time, and one family meal.
You’ll save time, save money, waste less food, and feel calm when 5pm hits because your dinner is already planned.
These copycat Chipotle fajita veggies taste just like the sautéed peppers and onions you get on your burrito bowls!
- 2 Tbsp. avocado oil
- 3 bell peppers
- 1 small red onion
- 1 tsp. oregano
- sea salt
- Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add peppers, onion, sea salt, and oregano into skillet and toss to combine.
- Saute veggies for 8-10 minutes.
Keywords: Chipotle fajita veggies, sauteed peppers and onions
This post may contain affiliate links. They do not add any charge to you, but I will make a very small commission from them. I only link to products I use and recommend. Thank you for your support!