It's Rush Week, one of the most stressful and time-consuming weeks of the year. You have a 45 minute break to make food, breathe, and get ready to be on again for the next party. You are so over the fast food scene, but don't want to go through a lot of trouble to make a meal. Each of those 45 minutes are sacred. So what do you do? You turn to this steak quesadilla recipe that will take you 15 minutes or less to make and will still be delicious. You'll also have 30 minutes left to enjoy and unwind. 

Steak Quesadillas

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:10 mins
  • Total Time:15 mins
  • Servings:6
  • Easy


  • 6-7 tortillas
  • 1 pack Velveeta Mexican cheese
  • steak seasoning
  • 1 lb thin steak
  • salt
  • pepper
  • butter
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  • Step 1

    Wash the meat.

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  • Step 2

    Cut steak into bite-sized squares to avoid a long cooking time.

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  • Step 3

    Turn the stovetop to medium heat.

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  • Step 4

    Add steak seasoning, salt, and pepper to uncooked steak squares.

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  • Step 5

    Cook steak in the pan for 3-4 minutes or until there is no pink visible. Stir as necessary.

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  • Step 6

    Remove steak from stove and move it to the side.

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  • Step 7

    Cut the Velveeta cheese into thin squares to avoid long melting time.

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  • Step 8

    Spray both sides of the first tortilla with butter.

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  • Step 9

    Place the tortilla on the skillet with the heat still set at medium.

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  • Step 10

    Place steak and cheese on one half of the tortilla. How much you want to add is a personal preference.

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  • Step 11

    Fold the tortilla in half, covering the steak and cheese.

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  • Step 12

    Continue to flip the quesadilla until golden brown and the cheese has melted.

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  • Step 13

    Repeat steps 8-12 until you have made all six quesadillas.

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#SpoonTip: If you have any leftover steak, add it to a salad for some next day fun.