Steak and Cheese Tacos

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A Flavorful Fusion: Steak and Cheese Tacos These Steak and Cheese Tacos combine tender, marinated steak with melted pepper Jack cheese in a crispy tortilla, creating a mouthwatering meal that’s perfect for any taco night.


  • 2 lbs skirt steak
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 chopped green peppers
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • Shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • White corn tortillas
  • Taco Bell chipotle sauce
  • Sour cream


  1. Marinate steak with garlic, lime juice, soy sauce, and olive oil.
  2. Season steak well, refrigerate.
  3. Cook onions, peppers in butter.
  4. Drain steak, cook separately.
  5. Combine steak, veggies together.
  6. Brown tortillas in butter.
  7. Add cheese, steak mixture.
  8. Fold, crisp both sides.
Steak and Cheese Tacos
Steak and Cheese Tacos
  1. Marinating the Steak: For deeper flavor, marinate the steak overnight. This allows the meat to absorb all the flavors thoroughly, resulting in a more tender and flavorful steak.
  2. Cutting the Steak: Always slice the steak against the grain. This breaks up the muscle fibers and makes the steak more tender and easier to chew.
  3. Cheese Choices: While pepper Jack cheese adds a nice kick, you can experiment with different cheeses like sharp cheddar for a bolder flavor or a Mexican cheese blend for a more traditional taste.
  4. Vegetable Variations: Feel free to add other vegetables like red bell peppers or jalapeños for extra color and heat. Sautéing some mushrooms along with the onions and green peppers can also add a nice umami flavor.
  5. Tortilla Tips: For an extra crispy tortilla, lightly brush or spray the tortillas with oil before browning them. You can also warm them directly over an open flame for a few seconds on each side to add a charred flavor.
  6. Sauce Options: If you can’t find Taco Bell chipotle sauce, you can make a quick version at home by mixing mayonnaise with chipotle in adobo sauce. Adjust the heat to your liking.
  7. Serving Suggestions: Serve these tacos with a side of guacamole, salsa, or a fresh corn salad. These sides complement the flavors of the tacos and make for a more complete meal.
  8. Cooking the Steak: Don’t overcrowd the pan when cooking the steak. Cook in batches if necessary. This ensures that each piece is properly seared and not steamed.
  9. Resting the Meat: Let the steak rest for a few minutes after cooking and before slicing. This helps retain the juices, making the steak more flavorful and tender.
  10. Garnish and Toppings: Garnish with fresh cilantro, diced tomatoes, or a squeeze of lime for freshness. Adding a sprinkle of cotija cheese or a drizzle of crema can also enhance the flavors.

These Steak and Cheese Tacos are a fantastic way to enjoy a classic favorite with a twist. The combination of the marinated steak with the creamy pepper Jack cheese and the crunch of the tortilla makes for a delightful meal. Top it off with some Taco Bell Creamy Chipotle sauce and a dollop of sour cream for an extra kick of flavor. Share this recipe to bring a new favorite to taco nights!

Remember, cooking is all about experimenting and adjusting to your taste preferences, so feel free to modify these suggestions to suit your palate!