Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla 

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Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla 


This beef quesadilla recipe is comforting and delicious; easy and ready in 20 minutes. There's ground beef then it’s layered with two layers of cheese for the ultimate layered melty cheese quesadilla.


– 1 lb. ground beef – 1 Tbsp. tomato paste – 1/2 tsp. sea salt – 1/2 tsp. chili powder – 1/2 tsp. cumin – 1/4 tsp. garlic powder – 1/4 tsp. onion powder – 12 oz. shredded cheddar cheese – 4 large tortillas (burrito size) – Fresh toppings: lettuce, cilantro, salsa/tomato, sour cream, etc.

How to Make Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla

Prep Ingredients


 Gather all ingredients needed.

Brown ground beef

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and cook, breaking up with spoon. Add tomato paste, sea salt, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder to ground beef and stir to combine. Cook until beef is cooked through.


Assemble quesadillas

Add tortilla to hot pan and sprinkle cheese over one side of a tortilla, top with ground beef, and another layer of cheese to tortilla. Fold over and cook until both sides are golden brown and cheese is melty.


Top beef quesadillas


Top your quesadillas with desired toppings.