Beef from the deli makes this a super-quick meal.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes 4 main dish servings or 12 appetizers
3/4 lb. thinly sliced deli roast beef or 1 package fully-cooked beef strips
1-1/2 cups prepared thick and chunky salsa
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn, defrosted
8 small flour tortillas
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Colby-Jack cheese
In a medium bowl, combine salsa, cilantro and lime juice. In a second bowl,
combine 1/2-cup of the salsa mixture, beans and corn. Set aside remaining
Layer 4 tortillas with 1-1/2 Tbsp. cheese, 2 Tbsp. salsa mixture and one
quarter of beef. Sprinkle 1-1/2 Tbsp. more cheese over meat on each tortilla
and top each with a plain tortilla. Spray tops with non-stick cooking spray.
Spray skillet with non-stick cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high
Using a spatula place 1 quesadilla in skillet. Heat 2-3 minutes, until
cheese just begins to melt and bottom of tortilla is lightly toasted.
Carefully turn quesadilla with spatula. Heat second side 2-3 minutes.
Repeat to cook each quesadilla. Cut into wedges and serve with remaining