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Ground Beef Quesadillas on a serving tray with veggies

Ground Beef Quesadillas Recipe

This tasty recipe for ground Beef quesadillas is packed with tender ground Beef and oozing with melty cheese. Great for dipping, sharing, and snacking!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Beef Quesadillas recipe, Ground Beef Quesadillas, Ground Beef Quesadillas recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 514kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 8 oz Mexican cheese shredded
  • 6 large flour tortillas
  • 4 tbsp oil avocado or olive oil


  • Preheat a large heavy bottomed skillet. Add in the Ground Beef and brown it, breaking it apart into smaller pieces as you go.
    uncooked ground beef in a pan
  • Season the Beef with salt and taco seasoning. Next, add in the onion and sauté it until it's translucent.
    cooked ground beef with onion in a pan
  • Stir in the tomato paste and cook the mixture for a minute longer. Remove the skillet from heat.
    ground beef in a pan with sauce
  • Preheat a separate pan with a bit of oil. Place a tortilla in the pan and sprinkle half of it with cheese, followed by a spoonful of the ground Beef and a bit more cheese.
    tortilla, ground beef and cheese in a pan
  • Fold the tortilla over and cook it on both sides until the cheese is melted and the quesadillas are golden brown. Serve and enjoy!
    tortillas with cheese and meat in a pan


Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 965mg | Potassium: 355mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 313mg | Iron: 3mg