Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Meaty Quesadillas
Total:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and chili powder and cook 1 to 2 minutes. Add the beef, oregano, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste. Cook, breaking up the meat with a spoon, until it is no longer pink, about 2 minutes. Add the scallions and cook 5 to 6 more minutes.

Heat a large griddle or skillet over medium heat. Brush 1 side of each tortilla with olive oil. Place 2 tortillas on the griddle (or 1 if using a skillet), oiled-side down, and scatter about one-quarter of the cheese on each. Cook until the bottoms are golden brown and the cheese is melted. Put about a quarter of the beef mixture on half of each tortilla and fold into a half-moon. Continue to cook until the quesadillas are crisp, turning once. Repeat to make 4 quesadillas.

Cut into wedges and top with salsa and/or sour cream.

Photograph by Antonis Achilleos

Best of Food Network 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Giant Chocolate Lava Cake 00:36

Create this cake's lava center by burying ice cream bars in the batter.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Quesadillas

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Simple Perfect Enchiladas

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chile Relleno

Recipe courtesy of Carla Rodriguez

Green Chile Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Browse Reviews By Keyword