Beef Quesadillas Recipe
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Beef Quesadillas Recipe

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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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 488 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 960 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Originally published as Beef Quesadillas in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2001

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 488 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 960 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 8, 2014

"A little on the bland side. I think I would throw in some jalapenos next time. For the kids though the spiciness was good."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"Fast and good! It's a keeper! I added some medium salsa because I like it spicy, but those of you who live in the "bland land," as we call it, will think they are perfectly seasoned."

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Reviewed Apr. 12, 2012

"Very tasty and quick! Topped with lettuce,tomatoes, sour cream and mango salsa! Served with spanish rice and corn!"

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"Was so good!!! Family loved it"

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2011

"Very easy and great!!"

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