Spicy Beef Quesadillas

Looking for a spicy dinner using Old El Paso® salsa? Then check out these great beef quesadillas - perfect for Mexican cuisine!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1
cup Green Giant™ Niblets® Frozen Corn
1/4
cup chopped green onions
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon cumin
4
(8 to 10-inch) flour tortillas
5
oz. (1 1/3 cups) shredded hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/4
cup sour cream
  • 1 In medium skillet, cook ground beef, corn and onions over medium-high heat until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in chili powder, salt and cumin. Cook 1 minute.
  • 2 Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot. Place 1 tortilla in skillet. Layer tortilla with 1/3 cup cheese and 1/4 of beef mixture. Fold tortilla over. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Carefully turn quesadilla; cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • 3 Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling. Cut each quesadilla into wedges. Serve quesadillas with salsa and sour cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    600
    (
    Calories from Fat
    300),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    33g
    33%
    (Saturated Fat
    16g,
    16%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    110mg
    110%;
    Sodium
    920mg
    920%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    35g
    35%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    40%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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