Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas Recipe

Your favorite cheesesteak sandwich made into a quesadilla! Use leftover steak, beef roast or chicken to save time in the kitchen and use either provolone or cheese whiz depending on what you love! This appetizer, lunch or dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes! Use a skillet, oven or quesadilla maker!

Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas on a platter and plate with parsley garnish

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Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas stacked and top one with bite mark

Philly Cheesesteaks are one thing I can never get enough of! 

We have a limited selection of Philly Cheesesteak options where I live in Minnesota, so I usually end up getting mine from Jersey Mike's. I have yet to try one on the East Coast and when I get back to traveling, I'm getting an authentic one asap!

Today's recipe is this amazing sandwich made into a tasty and easy quesadilla! Who has a quesadilla maker

They are a fun, small kitchen appliance and since it cooks on both sides at the same time, quesadillas are done in no time at all. They are also reasonable to buy and if you eat alot of quesadillas like we do, it's well worth the investment.

We make all kinds of quesadillas over here! Some of our favorites are ham and cheese, bacon, scrambled eggs and cheese, chicken, veggies and cheese, or pretty much any cooked meat, cheese and veggies you have on hand.

You can cook the steak right before making this recipe, or use leftover steak, beef roast or even leftover cooked chicken breast. We love making Air Fryer Ribeye for this! It's fast, easy and delicious. You can also add cooked mushrooms and use provolone cheese or cheese whiz.

They are super easy to customize and make a great snack, appetizer or meal!

Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas small stack with parsley

What are the ingredients in this recipe?

  • olive oil
  • ribeye steak
  • bell pepper
  • onion
  • provolone cheese
  • flour tortillas
  • steak seasoning
  • black pepper

Recipe tips:

  • Substitute cooked steak, beef roast or chicken breast to save prep time.
  • Butter the skillet or quesadilla maker before adding tortillas for a crispier texture and taste.
  • Bake the quesadillas instead of frying. Assemble as directed, place on baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees F until tortillas are browned and cheese is melted.
  • Instead of using two tortillas, you can use one, place the ingredients on one half, fold then cook.

Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas two plates with parsley

More Philly Cheesesteak inspired recipes you might like:

Full recipe below

Hand holding Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas

You can add or substitute with these ingredients:

  • cooked steak strips
  • cooked, sliced fresh mushrooms
  • cooked, sliced chicken breast
  • red, yellow or orange bell pepper
  • cooked, chopped beef roast
  • cheese whiz

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did!

Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas

Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas

Yield: 3 quesadillas
Author: Hot Eats and Cool Reads
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 20 MinTotal time: 30 Min



  1. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. 
  2. Saute green peppers and onions for 4-5 minutes, then add steak. 
  3. Saute for another 4-5 minutes until steak is just cooked through, seasoning with seasoning or salt and pepper within the last couple minutes.
  4. Heat another skillet over medium heat, or heat a quesadilla maker.
  5. Assemble quesadillas by layering steak, peppers, onion and cheese evenly on a tortilla. 
  6. Top with another tortilla and place in skillet or quesadilla maker. 
  7. Cook on both sides until tortilla is browned and cheese is melted. 
  8. Cut into triangles and serve immediately.

Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas stack with text

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  1. What a great twist on quesadillas!! I'd love one of these for my lunch!!

  2. Yum! I love quesadillas and love your version!

  3. We love quesadilla night in our house! :) Love this tasty take on them!

  4. Quesadilla are one of my quick dinners when I need to fix something fast. Love yours!

  5. Quesadillas are often my meal when I need us use up some grilled chicken, but after seeing your steak version I'm craving this now!! yum :)

  6. I adore a Philly cheesesteak but they are so fattening. This is a fabulous way to enjoy the flavors in a healthier way.


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