Quick Beefy Quesadillas

Quick Beefy Quesadillas
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:25 Total Time


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  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)


  • 3/4 lb
    (340 g)

    sirloin steak, cut into strips

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    chili powder

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    ground cumin

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    ground coriander

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)


  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)


  • 1 1/4 cups
    (315 mL)

    shredded canadian aged cheddar, divided

  • 1/4 tsp.
    (1 mL)


  • 8

    small flour tortillas

  • 2

    large Italian tomatoes, sliced

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).

In a large non-stick frying pan over high heat, heat oil and cook steak strips, garlic, chili powder, cumin and coriander for 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until browned.

Whisk flour into milk until smooth. Pour milk mixture over steak mixture. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and add 3/4 cup (175 mL) cheese and salt. Stir until cheese is melted.

Divide steak mixture evenly among tortillas. Cover with tomato slices and remaining cheese; fold tortillas in half, like half-moons. Placer on a cookie sheet and bake for 5 minutes or until hot and tortillas are crisp. Cut into wedges.

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada

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