Take your taste buds on a flavorful journey with our Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas – a fusion of the beloved Philly cheesesteak and the crispy perfection of quesadillas. These handheld delights feature tender strips of beef, sautéed onions, and gooey melted cheese, all encased in a golden tortilla. Get ready to experience the best of both worlds in each bite!
Why We Love This Recipe:
✔️ Philly Cheesesteak Magic: Authentic flavors of thinly sliced beef, sautéed onions, and melted cheese. ✔️ Quesadilla Ease: Enjoy the cheesy goodness in a convenient quesadilla form. ✔️ Quick and Satisfying: A meal that’s ready in a flash, perfect for a busy day.
- 1 pound flank steak, thinly sliced
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
- 1 large onion, thinly sliced
- 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 4 large flour tortillas
- 2 cups shredded provolone or Monterey Jack cheese
- Butter for cooking
- Season the thinly sliced flank steak with salt and black pepper.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the steak until browned on both sides. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of oil. Sauté the sliced onions and bell peppers until softened and caramelized.
- Combine the cooked steak with the sautéed vegetables in the skillet, mixing well.
- In a separate pan or griddle, melt a bit of butter over medium heat.
- Place a flour tortilla on the pan, add a layer of the steak and vegetable mixture, and sprinkle shredded cheese on top.
- Top with another tortilla and cook until the bottom is golden brown.
- Flip the quesadilla and cook until the other side is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
- Repeat the process for the remaining tortillas and filling.
- Customize with your favorite cheese blend or add mushrooms for an extra layer of flavor.
- Serve with a side of salsa, guacamole, or sour cream for dipping.
Q: Can I use a different cut of beef?
A: Yes, sirloin or ribeye can be excellent alternatives for thinly sliced beef.
Q: Can I make these ahead of time?
A: While best enjoyed fresh, you can prepare the steak and vegetable filling in advance and assemble when ready to cook.