Steak Quesadillas with Tomato & Avocado Salsa
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 4
 
Tex-Mex inspired dinner, which is easy, delicious and makes the most of left over meat and vegetables.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cooked beef
  • ½ cup diced white onion
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • ½ cup corn
  • 2 tbsp tex-mdx seasoning
  • Olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded monetary jack cheese
  • 8 large tortillas
  • Butter
  • 1 cup diced cherry tomatoes
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • sour cream (garnish)
  • fresh cilantro (garnish)
Instructions
  1. Place a large skillet over medium heat with 1 tbsp olive oil. Add in onions and red peppers, sautéed for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Then add in beef and corn, cook for another 2 minutes.
  2. Remove meat and vegetable mixture from skillet, place in bowl and set aside. Return skillet to stove top.
  3. Butter the outsides of the tortillas. Then layer the meat and vegetable mixture with the shredded cheese between two tortillas.
  4. To cook place stuffed tortillas in skillet, over medium heat, cooking on both sides, turning once.
  5. While cooking tortillas, mix diced tomatoes and avocado with lime juice and cumin. Toss well and set aside.
  6. Quarter the cooked quesadillas, top with tomato and avocado salsa, sour cream and fresh cilantro.
Recipe by Un Assaggio of Food, Wine, & Marriage at http://www.unassaggio.com/2016/07/12/steak-quesadillas-with-tomato-avocado-salsa/