CRAZY QUESADILLAS

Crazy Quesadillas --
30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 25 to 30 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef (90% to 95% lean)
  2. 1 jar (16 ounces) prepared salsa with black beans and corn
  3. 1-1/2 cups shredded spicy Mexican cheese blend or shredded Cheddar-Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
  4. 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  5. 4 large flour tortillas (10-inch diameter)
  6. Chopped fresh cilantro

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CRAZY QUESADILLAS

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.
  2. Reserve 1/2 cup salsa. Add remaining salsa, cheese and 1/4 cup cilantro to beef; mix well. Spoon 1/4 of beef mixture onto half of each tortilla. Fold tortillas in half to close. Place on baking sheet.
  3. Bake in 350°F oven 10 to 11 minutes or until filling is heated through and edges of tortillas are lightly browned and crisp. Sprinkle with cilantro, as desired; serve with reserved salsa.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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