Fajita Quesadillas Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Fajita Quesadillas Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Fajita Quesadillas

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"I came up with this one night when I didn't know what to cook. I had leftover steak in the fridge, so I decided to get creative. These came out wonderful! The measurements are approximations, so feel free to change them according to your tastes. Serve with salsa, guacamole, and sour cream."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and green bell pepper in the hot oil until onions are softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Season mixture with salt and transfer to a bowl.
  2. Brush 1 side of each tortilla with remaining oil. Place 1 tortilla, oil-side down, in the same skillet; sprinkle with 1/2 the steak, 1/2 the onion mixture, and 1/2 the Mexican cheese mixture. Place a second tortilla, oil-side up, onto cheese layer, pressing down with a spatula to seal.
  3. Cook quesadilla over medium heat until cheese melts and tortillas are browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove quesadilla from skillet and cut into wedges. Repeat with remaining ingredients for second quesadilla.
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Oct 03, 2013

Excellent! I did not have leftover steak, but I did make this using flat iron steak that I had marinated in worchestershire sauce, salt, pepper and garlic. These were so simple to make and very satisfying. I served them w/ sour cream, salsa and mexican rice. Great way to strech a small amount of meat. I will def be making these again~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

 
Jan 19, 2014

Myself and the hubby loved it! I didn't have green pepper, but as a pepper lover I used 1 whole red pepper and 1 whole orange pepper. I also had extra steak that needed to be cooked and a lot of cheese, so I had enough stuff to make 3 Quesadillas. Had some corn as a side dish. That was more filling then we expected so we have some extra for lunch today! :)

 

5 Ratings

Aug 23, 2014

very easy to make especially if you have leftover meat. My 14 yr. old loves to make these. I left my tortillas on a little longer so they were crisper to our liking. Overall great recipe, Thanks!

 
Apr 27, 2014

I used this as the base for Johnsonville's (R) Six Ingredient or Less challenge, subbing sausage in a 6 ingredient recipe. I made per the directions, using chopped cooked mild sausage in place of the steak (because sausage, peppers, and onions are perfect fit, right?!). I don't care for sausage, so it's tough for me to gauge, bit it was good w/the sausage and I'm sure would be prefect w/leftover steak, too. Leftover sausage, leftover steak....no matter what the protein, this is a great, quick, simple weeknight meal. THANKS for the recipe!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 552 kcal
  • 28%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 31.1 g
  • 48%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 28 g
  • 56%
  • Sodium
  • 859 mg
  • 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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