Beef Quesadillas

You can’t go wrong with quesadillas utilizing ground Certified Hereford Beef. This fast and easy recipe is great for lunch, dinner or a snack.

Cook Time 30M
Protein 41G
Servings 4
Beef Quesadillas
Baking

Helpful Hereford Tips


Baking beef provides rich flavor and tender meat, while broiling beef provides a slightly charred taste with a crispy exterior and tender interior.

Nutritional Information


Cals

601

Carbs

19% DV
53g

Fat

35% DV
23g

Fiber

15% DV
4.2g

Iron

28% DV
5.2mg

Ingredients

1 pound Certified Hereford Beef ground beef

1 jar (16 ounces) prepared salsa with black beans and corn

1-1/2 cups shredded spicy Mexican cheese blend or shredded

Cheddar-Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

4 large flour tortillas (10-inch diameter)

Chopped fresh cilantro


Instructions

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

About Ground Sirloin


Versatile, flavorful and economical. Ideal for recipes calling for browned, crumbled ground beef, such as chili, tacos and spaghetti sauce.

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