Steak Tortillas Recipe
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Steak Tortillas Recipe

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"When I fix steak, I always grill one extra so I have leftovers to make these delicious filled tortillas," informs Kris Wells of Hereford, Arizona. The steak strips are seasoned with salsa, chili powder and cumin, then tucked inside soft flour tortillas with tasty toppings.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 cups thinly sliced cooked beef ribeye or sirloin steak (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Shredded cheese, chopped lettuce and tomatoes and additional salsa, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 253 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 313mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (1g sugars, trace fiber), 22g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 3 lean mea


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute steak and onion for 1 minute. Stir in the salsa, cumin, chili powder and garlic powder.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour and water until smooth; gradually add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Place beef mixture on tortillas; top as desired with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and additional salsa. Fold in sides. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Steak Tortillas in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p16

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2015

"This was really good! I also used sirloin steak, sliced thin. It had just the right amount of smoky flavor. My husband was grabbing the steak right out of the pan, didn't even wait for a tortilla. Will definitely make this again."

Reviewed Mar. 10, 2015

"Really good. Increased garlic pwr to 1/2 tea and sliced sirloin steak very thin. Had to laugh @ 5hungrykids, she always has leftover steak! Who has leftover steak? Not in my lifetime, to date!"

Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"This was so authentic tasting. I didn't have cumin so I used 1 tsp of Mexican chili powder gave it lost of flavor. Also, I used 1/2 cup fresh deli salsa which gave it some kick. the left over NY strip steak had been seasoned with Montreal steak seasoning. So good, this will now be my go to recipe for leftover steak."

Reviewed Feb. 9, 2014

"These were good, but I think they needed more kick I don't like spicy but it needed a little more flavor"

Reviewed Nov. 21, 2013

"I used this recipe and used it over tortilla chips to make nachos instead. I also added a can of black beans to the mix. We enjoyed it very much!"

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