Flank Steak-and-Blue Cheese Quesadilla Salad Recipe

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Submitted by arpsmith

Makes 4 servings



Beef up the standard array of fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and onions with tortillas filled with flank steak and tangy blue cheese. To make slicing easier, let stand a minute or so after cooking, then cut the quesadillas with kitchen shears. Toss salad with Dijon-Lemon Vinaigrette

Recipe Ingredients for Flank Steak-and-Blue Cheese Quesadilla Salad

1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme (optional)
1 pound flank steak
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 Cooking spray
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
4 flour tortillas
10 cup lettuce
1 cup red onion
2 large tomatoes

Recipe Directions for Flank Steak-and-Blue Cheese Quesadilla Salad

  1. Preparation

  2. Prepare grill.

  3. To prepare vinaigrette, combine first 5 ingredients; set aside.

  4. To prepare the quesadillas, sprinkle steak with salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Place the steak on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese evenly over each of 2 tortillas. Divide steak evenly over cheese; top with the remaining tortillas.

  5. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Cook quesadillas 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove the quesadillas from pan, and cut each into 8 wedges. Combine the vinaigrette, lettuce, onion, and tomato in a large bowl; toss well. Divide salad evenly among 4 plates; top each serving with 4 quesadilla wedges.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 422.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
401
Calories from Fat
139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.5g
24%
Saturated Fat
7.3g
36%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
477mg
20%
Potassium
931mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
26.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
11.4g
Protein
38.9g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 17% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in zinc
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