How to Make Steak Quesadillas

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 How to Make Steak Quesadillas


This steak quesadilla recipe is a delicious combination of lightly-spiced steak and melty cheese layers wrapped up in a crispy flour tortilla. Serve up the steak quesadillas with plenty of fresh toppings for a filling, nutritious, and easy meal that the whole family will love.


– 1/2 tsp. sea salt – 1/4 tsp. garlic powder – 1/4 tsp. cumin – 1/8 tsp. paprika – pinch of cayenne pepper – 1 lb. flank steak – 1 Tbsp. avocado oil – 4 flour tortillas (burrito size) – 12 oz. shredded Mexican cheese (queso asadero or queso Oaxaca) – fresh toppings (salsa, shredded lettuce, sour cream)

How to Make Flank Steak Quesadillas

Season steak


Mix together sea salt, garlic powder, cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper in a small pinch bowl. Sprinkle the steak quesadilla seasoning over both sides of steak, gently patting seasoning into the meat.

Cook steak

Heat oil in a large skillet or grill pan and add steak, cooking until it reaches an internal temperature of 140 degrees F of medium doneness.


Assemble quesadillas

Heat tortilla in a large skillet over medium heat and top with 1/3 cup of shredded cheese on half of the tortilla. Top with sliced steak and another 1/3 cup of shredded cheese. Fold over tortilla in half and cook until golden brown and cheese has melted.


Toppings for Steak Quesadillas


– Thinly sliced lettuce – Sliced grape tomatoes – Chopped red onion – Chopped fresh cilantro – Pickled jalapeño peppers – Pico de gallo – Sour cream – Diced avocado