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Cheesesteak Quesadillas With Hass Avocado

Servings: 8 servings

Inspired by the famous cheesesteak sandwiches of Philadelphia, this quesadilla recipe is an easy "win" for sports and tailgate fans. Filled with creamy avocado, mozzarella cheese and grilled peppers and onions, this simple cheesesteak recipe serves up the best of two classic dishes in one delicious entrée recipe.

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  1. Place oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  2. Sprinkle steak slices with grilling spice mix, tossing to coat.
  3. Working in batches, if necessary, add steak to hot skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until browned and cooked through, about 7 minutes. Season with salt.
  4. Remove steak from pan and place in a medium bowl. Cover to keep warm.
  5. Return skillet to high heat. Add onion and pepper and cook, stirring frequently, until lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Place in bowl with steak and toss to combine.
  6. Wipe excess fat from skillet and reduce heat to medium.
  7. To assemble quesadillas, place even amount of steak, onion and pepper mixture, cheese and avocado on half of each tortilla, leaving the other half empty. Fold unfilled halves over to cover.
  8. Place quesadilla in hot skillet and cook until tortilla has turned golden brown. Turn and cook until remaining side is golden brown. Cut in quarters before serving. Repeat with remaining quesadillas.

Chef Notes

Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

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