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Your favorite cheesy quesadilla spiced up with taco-seasoned ground beef, refried beans, zesty salsa, and crunchy tortilla chips. Taco Quesadillas will be a weekly rotation once you taste how delicious they are! Taste aside, they only take about 20 minutes to make. Win-win!
Ground Beef Quesadillas
I love quesadillas, and so do my kids. But just plain tortilla and cheese doesn’t do it for me anymore. I like to pack my quesadillas with protein and lots of yummy ingredients to make an easy, tasty, and super satisfying meal.
These taco quesadillas have flavorful ground beef, refried beans, salsa, and some tortilla chips in the middle for a crunch wrap-like experience that is sooo delicious and yummy, and way healthier than anything that you’ll get at Taco Bell.
If you’ve ever made crunch wraps at home, you know they take forever to cook and they’re actually really hard to fold and I’m just not about that. These are a much easier version that taste pretty similar! You can even have your kids help you prepare them with you. It won’t be quite as fast, but it would be fun for them to spread the beans on the tortilla or sprinkle the cheese.
Taco Quesadilla Ingredients
Like I said, these are so simple. All you’ll need is:
- Burrito Sized Tortillas
- Canned Refried Beans
- Ground Beef
- Taco Seasoning
- Mexican Blend Cheese
- Tortilla Chips
How to Make Quesadillas on the Stove
Some people make quesadillas in the oven, on a panini press, or even a waffle iron. Or have you seen those quesadilla makers that used to be popular in the 2000s? Usually, I see a few in the kitchen section at the thrift store, lol.
ANYWAY. The best way to make a quesadilla is on the stove in your favorite pan, with a bit of butter! The trick is to get the heat just right so that the outside of the tortilla gets golden and crispy, but the cheese melts as well. That will depend on what kind of range you have and what kind of pans you use. Play around and see what works best for your specific kitchen.
With two littles at home, I’m always rushing to get dinner on the table. I love meals that require minimal prep, few ingredients, and only a dirty dish or two. Here are a few of my favorite 20-minute meals for when you need food fast! Here are a few of my favorite quick and easy meals if you’re craving more fast and easy eats.