Quesadilla Burgers

Quesadilla Burgers

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, minced
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
  • 8 Small corn or flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Pico de Gallo
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine ground beef, garlic, jalapeño, and chili powder. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.
  2. Divide mixture into four large, thin patties.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties about 4 minutes per side, or until fully cooked.
  4. Set burgers aside, covered to keep warm, and wipe skillet clean. In same skillet over medium heat, heat remaining oil. Add one tortilla and top with cheese.
  5. Once cheese has melted and tortilla is browned, remove tortilla from pan and repeat with second tortilla.
  6. Once second tortilla is almost browned, place burger in center along with pico de galo and cilantro. Top with the first tortilla. Remove from pan and serve hot.
  7. Repeat for remaining ingredients and burgers.

Notes

Additional Topping Ideas: Avocado, Sour Cream, Lettuce, Tomato, Black Beans, Corn, Salsa

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Confetti Quesadillas

Confetti Quesadillas 

Quesadilla Ingredients:

  • 12 Tortillas, corn or whole wheat
  • 1 Cup Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 1 Cup Colby Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 Cup Corn
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, minced
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper, minced (optional)
  • 1/2 Cup Low Sodium Black Beans 

Dip Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Fat-Free, plain greek yogurt
  • 1 Cup Cilantro, finely chopped (loosely packed)
  • 1 tsp. Cumin

 

Directions: 

  1. Pour out excess liquid from greek yogurt to achieve thicker consistency. 
  2. In small bowl, mix yogurt, 1 cup loosely packed cilantro and cumin; Set aside. 
  3. Preheat large skillet over low heat. To build quesadillas start with 1 tortilla, then add cheese, corn, cilantro, beans and peppers. Top with second tortilla and let cook until cheese in melted and ingredients are warmed through, flipping halfway through. 
  4. Repeat for remaining quesadillas. Serve with cilantro yogurt dip. 

*Recipe adapted from Midwest Dairy Association

Crunchy Enchilada Casserole

Crunchy Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients: 

  • 1 Lb. Ground Beef
  • 16 Oz. Can Refried Beans
  • 8 Oz. Bottle Taco Sauce
  • 1 Bag Tortilla Chips
  • 2 Cups Shredded Mexican Style or Cheddar Cheese 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF
  2. Brown ground beef in large skillet; drain. Stir in beans and taco sauce; mix well. 
  3. Place generous layer of tortilla chips into ungreased baking dish. Top with meat mixture; cover and bake for 25 min. 
  4. Remove from oven, top with another layer of chips, and cover with cheese. Bake additional 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. 
  5. Serve hot. 

Whole Grain Tacos In Minutes

Whole Grain Tacos In Minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 xtreme wellness whole grain tortillas or corn tortillas
  • 1 cup black or pinto beans
  • 1⁄2 cup cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup diced fresh tomatoes
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions
  • Cilantro to taste
  • 2 avocados
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 1/2 cup full circle salsa or the donkey salsa
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream or plain fat free Greek yogurt
  • Feel free to add 93% lean ground beef or 99% lean ground turkey to increase the protein – cook on the stove according to directions and add Mrs Dash taco seasoning

Directions: 

  1. Place 1/4 cup beans on each tortilla.
  2. Microwave 30 seconds each.
  3. Arrange 1/8 cup cheese on each tortilla and microwave another 30 seconds.
  4. Layer with toppings and fold

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