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Beef Quesadillas

 Beef Quesadillas
Quick-cooking ground beef is the perfect ingredient for on-the-run cooks. Try serving these quesadillas with your favorite taco toppings, such as sour cream, salsa, guacamole, chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce and sliced olives.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound ground turkey or beef
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  • 1/2 cup refried beans
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1-1/3 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Paprika

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook the beef over medium heat until no longer
  • pink; drain. Stir in the beans, chilies, oregano, cumin and salt.
  • Cook over medium-low heat for 3-4 minutes or until heated through.
  • Brush one side of each tortilla with butter. Spoon 1/2 cup of the
  • meat mixture over half of unbuttered side. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup
  • cheese; fold in half.
  • Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake
  • at 475° for 10 minutes or until crisp and golden brown. Cut into
  • wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 488 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 960 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.