Steak Quesadillas

"Recipe is from Martha Stewart."
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  • In medium bowl, combine black beans, cilantro, tomatoes, avocado, lime juice and cayenne; stir to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Rub steak with oregano; season with salt and pepper.
  • In a 10-inch skillet, heat 1 t oil over high.
  • Add steak to skillet, and cook, turning once, until browned and still rare, 2-3 minutes per side. (Steak will cook a little longer in the quesadillas during baking).
  • Transfer steak to a cutting board; let rest 5 minutes before slicing 1/4 inch thick.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees with racks in upper and lower thirds.
  • Brush one side of each tortilla with remaining 2 teaspoons oil.
  • Place 1 tortilla, oiled side down, on each of two baking sheets.
  • Dividing evenly, layer with half of the cheese, then onion and steak, ending with remaining cheese.
  • Top with remaining tortillas, oiled side up.
  • Press lightly to seal.
  • Bake, turning over once (with wide spatula), until lightly browned and crispy, about 5 minutes per side.
  • Transfer to a cutting board; cut each quesadilla into 6 triangles.
  • Serve with black bean salsa and sour cream.

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  1. THis was great!! Used leftover prime rib. Mmmmm. Didn't have avocados, so left them out. Instead added some corn to the salsa.
  2. I really shouldn't rate this with stars b/c I changed so much, but here it goes. I had some leftover roast beef that I needed to use, so I just used that instead of cooking a strip steak. I sauted the red onions in a little canola oil first so they didn't have as much bite. I used Recipe#303671 for the black bean salsa. But other than all that, I followed the recipe :) We all really enjoyed it, and I will make it again.
  3. yummy and easy version of quesadilla's. It was fabulous.


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