Beef, Blue Cheese and Spinach Quesadillas

Total Time
28 min
12 min
16 min
Though not traditional, the combination of blue cheese and spicy beef adds fabulous flavor to these quesadillas. They're sure to please your Super Bowl crowd.


cooked 80% lean ground beef


taco sauce

3 Tbsp

burrito-size wheat flour tortilla(s)

4 item(s), large

blue cheese

4 oz, crumbled

chopped frozen spinach

10 oz, thawed and squeezed dry

red pepper flakes

½ tsp


  1. In a small bowl, stir together beef and taco sauce.
  2. Lay two tortillas on a flat surface and divide beef mixture between them. Sprinkle each tortilla with half of cheese, spinach and red pepper flakes; top each with a remaining tortilla.
  3. Set a large, heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place one quesadilla in skillet and cook until brown spots form on bottom of tortilla, about 3 to 4 minutes; flip and cook until brown spots form again, about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove quesadilla to a large cutting board and cover to keep warm; repeat with remaining quesadilla.
  4. Cut each quesadilla into 8 wedges and serve. Yields 2 wedges per serving.

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