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
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    25 mins


  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. :)

Feb 24, 2015

I loved this!! Came together quick. Used leftover Ribeye. Yum!!


18 Ratings

Mar 09, 2015

Quick, easy and delicious. I used chicken breast rather than steak. Grilled them on a quesadilla maker. Served them with 'Quesadilla Jalapeño Spread' and 'Rice Elena', both from AR.

Jan 08, 2015

Really good! I made this tonight and my husband & I both loved it. I exchanged the steak for black beans to keep it vegetarian and it was great. We topped with salsa, sour cream & guacamole -- so yummy. Thanks!

Apr 19, 2015

I used fresh chuck tender steak which I marinated in a blend of 1/4 c veg oil, 1 Tbsp vinegar and a few tablespoons of fajitas seasoning (in ziplock bag for several hours.). We grilled the steak and sliced it into very thin strips. I sautéed the onions,and peppers until half way cooked then added a cup of sliced mushrooms and continued to sauté the veggies. After cooking the quesadillas as suggested, I sieved them with sides of sour cream, avocado and salsa verde as options. I used the large flour tortillas which were too large and not as easy to flip over. I will remember to used the smaller 8 inch tortillas. This made two large quesadilla. Will make this again.

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!

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! :)

Apr 20, 2015

LOVED this and so did my 5 yr old and husband. I used chicken cooked in olive oil instead of steak. I made vegetables on the side and I only ate two quarter wedges, which surprised me that I was full. I didn't use salt and I expected these to be bland but they weren't at all. I used baking spray instead of more oil and just sprayed my pan for the tortillas. Worked great! Also used whole wheat tortillas. Can't wait to make this again.


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  • 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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