Cheesy Beef Quesadillas
These gooey, hearty cheesy beef quesadillas are so easy to make in just 20 minutes with seasoned ground beef, tortillas, and lots of cheese!
- 2 tablespoons butter divided
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 tablespoon garlic paste
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 can tomato sauce with basil garlic, oregano
- ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
- 8 10-inch flour tortillas
- 4 ½ cups colby jack cheese shredded
In a large skillet over medium heat add ground beef. Cook until no longer pink. Drain grease and return beef to skillet.
Continue to cook beef until browned. Add garlic paste, onion powder, salt, tomato sauce, and red pepper flakes. Stir well to combine.
In a separate large skillet over medium-low heat add ½ tbsp of butter and allow to melt.
Place a tortilla in the skillet. Add cheese, beef mixture, then more cheese to the tortilla. Lay another tortilla on the top and spread butter over the tortilla.
Flip the quesadilla over and continue cooking until all of the cheese is melted.
Repeat steps for each quesadilla.
Calories: 1112kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 60gFat: 80gSaturated Fat: 43gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 237mgSodium: 2022mgPotassium: 614mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1727IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 1113mgIron: 5mg