Meal Prep Sundays: Fresh Scallop Fajitas

recipe02-1 As a part of our ongoing series entitled Meal Prep Sundays, members of the 6 Pack Fitness family have been been searching for recipes that will keep eating healthy interesting. This recipe is brought to you by 6 Pack Fitness Community Manager Anya! From Anya: Nothing gets more tiring than eating the same food over and over again. When I'm on prep, I frequently feel as if I am missing out on fun eating. Throw in an off-season boyfriend, and meal prep gets even more complicated. I need very clean recipes for the two of us to share a meal together. To start, I found an amazing recipe for scallop fajitas from Fit Men Cook. This website is perfect to find fit meals, snacks, and even has a section on meal prep for those who are just starting out!

Fresh Scallop Fajitas:

Calories: 494

Protein: 39g

Carbs: 45g

Grams From Fat: 18g

Ingredients Needed:

7oz. Bay Scallops

1 Ripe Avocado

8 TBS Pico de Gallo

1 Yellow Pepper

1 Large Red Onion

2 Clove Fresh Garlic

1 Jalapeño (If you like your food spicy! ;) )

2 TBS Olive Oil

Cilantro

Tortillas

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1. Chop up your red onion, yellow pepper, and garlic cloves. Set out the scallops on a paper towel to soak up excess water. Prep your pan with 1 TBS Oil and allow it to heat up on medium heat for 1-2 minutes. 2. Add in the veggies and stir with a spatula. Let the veggies simmer for 2-3 minutes before you add in the scallops. Scallops will cook fast so be sure you watch them! Cook them until light brown (no more than 5 min). 3. Remove the scallops & veggies from heat and set to the side. Use a separate pan lightly covered with 1 teaspoon oil. Place the tortillas in the pan to lightly cook them until they are warm to the touch and lightly brown. As simple as this step sounds it adds a bunch of flavor! 4. Slice up your avocado, jalapeno, and cilantro. Add to taste, along with the Pico de Gallo. I added black beans and rice on the side for my guy so he could get more of a 'full' meal. recipe02-3 Met my last meal of the day and was able to make a successful dinner for us! I was also able to meal prep for our lunch for the next day. recipe02-4 If you are watching carbs you can always eliminate the tortillas for iceberg lettuce or no wrap, use less scallops, or opt for coconut oil instead! Preparation time: 20 min Cost: About $25