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Beef, Blue Cheese and Spinach Quesadillas

Total Time
28 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
16 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
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.
Ingredients

cooked 80% lean ground beef

cup(s)

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

Instructions

  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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