Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Teryiaki Steak Quesadillas

Oh baby, we made these for dinner tonight and they were so dang good. I never would have thought to make a quesadilla like this, but it was a nice change and quite tasty! We dipped them in guacamole and they were even better.

Steak Teriyaki Quesadillas Recipe Steak Teriyak


  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1 inch thick and 3/4 pound)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches)


  • In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; set aside 3 tablespoons for filling. Pour remaining mixture into a large resealable plastic bag. Add the steak; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Drain steak and discard marinade. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-11 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°).
  • Remove steak from the grill and cool slightly; cut into bite-size pieces. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, red onion, green pepper and beef.
  • Sprinkle half of the cheese over three tortillas. Using a slotted spoon, top with beef mixture. Drizzle with reserved soy mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; top with remaining tortillas.
  • Grill over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Cut each into six wedges; serve immediately. Yield: 18 wedges.
From: Taste of Home magazine
Nutrition Facts: 1 wedge equals 113 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 245 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.

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