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94% would make again

Loaded Queso In A Tortilla Bowl

by Rie McClenny

Ingredients

for 8 servings

  • 1 flour tortilla
  • ¼ cup olive oil (60 mL)
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb flank steak (455 g)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 jalapeñoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk (240 mL)
  • 4 cups cheddar cheese (400 g)
  • guacamole, to serve
  • tomato, diced, to serve
  • sour cream, to serve
  • fresh cilantro, to serve
  • tortilla chip, to serve

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 559
    Fat 41g
    Carbs 6g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 2g
    Protein 39g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Preheat an oven to 400˚F (200˚C).
  2. Place a flour tortilla over an oven-safe bowl. Place another oven-safe bowl over it. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove the bowls and set the tortilla bowl aside.
  3. In a shallow container, place olive oil, lime juice, cumin, paprika, garlic powder chili powder and salt. Mix well.
  4. Place the flank steak in the spice mixture, rubbing until fully coated. Marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  5. Heat a cast iron pan or stainless steel pan over high heat. Coat with olive oil and Add the steak and sear for 6-8 minutes.
  6. Rest the meat for 5 minutes. Cut them into a bite size. Set aside.
  7. In a medium size saucepan, melt the butter. Add the onion and cook until translucent, about 4-5 minutes.
  8. Add the jalapeños and cook for 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  9. Sprinkle in the flour, and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add milk and cook until the mixture has thickened, about 3-4 minutes.
  10. Add the cheddar cheese ½ cup (50 g) at a time. Stir constantly until the cheese is completely melted.
  11. On a flat plate, spread tortilla chips. Place the tortilla bowl on top. Pour in the queso and top with chopped steak, chopped tomatoes, guacamole, sour cream and cilantro.
  12. Enjoy!