AMERICAN QUESADILLAS

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 38 Minutes
Servings: 6
What’s inside:

1/2 lb. ground beef
1/2 red onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 pinch salt
1 C. shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
1/4 C. shredded mozzarella cheese
1 tbsp milk
1 tbsp butter, divided
2 (12 inch) flour tortillas
2 tbsp Thousand Island dressing, divided
1 romaine lettuce heart, sliced
1 tomato, sliced
1/2 red onion, sliced
How to make:

  1. Heat a large skillet and cook the beef, diced onion and garlic for about
    5-8 minutes.
  2. Stir in the salt and transfer the beef mixture into a pan on low heat.
  3. Add 3/4 C. of the Cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese and milk and
  4. Cook, stirring for about 3-5 minutes.
  5. In a large skillet, melt half of the butter on medium heat and cook 1
    tortilla for about 3 minutes.
  6. Flip the tortilla and spread 1 tbsp dressing over the tortilla evenly.
  7. Place half of the beef mixture over the tortilla and fold in half.
  8. Cook for about 1-2 minutes per side.
  9. Transfer into a serving plate.
  10. Repeat with second tortilla.
  11. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 C. of the Cheddar cheese over the tortillas.
  12. Keep aside to chill for approximately 5 minutes.
  13. Cut into the wedges and serve with the lettuce, tomato and sliced
    onion.
    Nutritional facts:
    Calories 521
    Fat 30 g
    Carbohydrates 38.4g
    Protein 24.4 g
    Cholesterol 79 mg
    Sodium 777 mg

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