Breakfast Steak Quesadilla
  • ½ lb shaved steak
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ½ bell pepper, sliced
  • ½ small onion, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • Olive oil
  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium high heat
  2. Add the peppers and onions, saute for about 5 minutes
  3. Add the steak and seasonings, continue cooking until steak is browned, about 3 minutes. Remove from pan, set aside.
  4. Note* shaved steak cooks really fast, careful not to over cook or it will be chewy.
  5. Beat the egg and milk together, scramble in the skillet over medium low heat until cooked through. Remove, set aside.
  6. In the cleaned skillet, heat a drizzle of olive oil over medium heat.
Assembling the quesadillas:
  1. Place a tortilla in the skillet, sprinkle with shredded cheese, spoon on steak, peppers and egg, sprinkle with more cheese.
  2. Top with another tortilla, press down gently.
  3. Flip when golden brown on the bottom and brown the other side.
  4. Cut into 4 triangles using a pizza cutter !
For the chipotle dipping sauce
  1. In a small bowl, mix together ½ mayonnaise with 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper powder (or use chipotle hot sauce)
  2. Add ¼ teaspoon minced garlic, a small squeeze of lime juice and salt & pepper to taste.
  3. Top with green onions.
Recipe by The Shirley Journey at