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Beefy Quesadillas

Beefy Quesadillas
Beefy Quesadillas
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


2 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided

1/2 onion, sliced

1/2 green bell pepper, sliced

4 whole-wheat tortillas

1/2 pound roast beef, cut into 1/4-inch-thick pieces

1 c. shredded Mexican cheese blend

Salsa (optional, as dip)


Heat half of oil in skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and green bell pepper in the hot oil until onions are softened, five to 10 minutes. Season mixture with salt and transfer to a bowl. Brush one side of each tortilla with remaining oil. Place one tortilla, oil side down, in the same skillet; sprinkle half the beef, half the onion mixture and half the shredded cheese. Cook each quesadilla over medium heat until cheese melts and the tortilla is browned, three to four minutes per side.

Makes 4 servings.

Per Serving: about 350 calories, 19 grams (g) of fat, 24 g carbohydrate, 23 g protein, 0 g fiber and 300 mg sodium

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