Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadillas – This cheesy and savory quesadilla recipe is made with ground beef, black beans, melted cheese & jalapeños.
– 3 tablespoons olive oil divided – 1 onion diced – 2 cloves garlic minced or finely chopped – 1 lb ground beef – 1 jalapeno finely chopped – 1 10 oz diced tomatoes with green chili I use Rotel Original or use 14 oz diced tomatoes – 1 14 oz black beans – 2 teaspoons paprika – 2 teaspoons ground cumin – salt & pepper to taste or use 1 teaspoon sea salt + 1/4 teaspoon black pepper – 4 flour tortillas – 1 cup mozzarella cheese grated – 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese grated – Cilantro
Using a skillet over medium high heat, preheat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Next add onion and saute 2-3 minutes or until onion is softened, stirring few times. Then add garlic and saute for 1 minute, stirring few times.
Place cheese on the tortilla and add meat fixture and cilantro. Fold tortilla over and cook in the preheated skillet over medium high heat with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Cook until golden brown color on both sides about 1-2 minutes on both sides.