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Breakfast Quesadillas

Morning…hungry. Cereal…ugh. What do you do when the refrigerator gives you taco leftovers? You make Breakfast Quesadillas.

Wake up stomach, here they come.

You will love these amazing Breakfast Quesadillas

This is an easy one, guys. You can use whatever toppings you want. Just add some scrambled eggs so we can call it breakfast. We had Essential Black Beans, some Mexican Rice, already seasoned ground beef and more.

I think this is awesome for a make-ahead recipe for weekday breakfast on the go. Or a perfect lunch for work. Or at 3:27 in the afternoon. HA!

Add just a little oil to your medium-hot skillet, place your tortilla, then layer up your ingredients. Next time, I am going to try these with whole grain tortillas to make them healthier.

Top with probably too much cheese, and another tortilla.

 

Looking for something new for breakfast? Breakfast quesadillas are perfect for families on the go, featuring simple taco ingredients and black beans.

 

Adding eggs to quesadillas automatically qualifies this as breakfast, right?

 

Breakfast quesadillas are perfect for families on the go

 

Use whatever ingredients you have on hand. Fresh tomatoes, black beans, jalapenos…whatever you love.

 

17 Kid-Approved Recipes from Buy This Cook That

 

Looking for something new for breakfast? Breakfast quesadillas are perfect for families on the go, featuring simple taco ingredients and black beans.

 

Cheese, don’t forget the cheese. The true definition of a quesadilla is a tortilla filled with cheese and heated. So don’t hold back on these tasty breakfast quesadillas.

Toast until evenly brown. Flip carefully with a large spatula. Eat.

 

More great ways to start your day:

Lemon Chia Seed Muffins

Farmer’s Baked Omelette

Turkey Vegetable Breakfast Bake

 

 

 

Looking for something new for breakfast? Breakfast quesadillas are perfect for families on the go, featuring simple taco ingredients and black beans.

 

Serve your breakfast quesadillas with guacamole, salsa, some Siracha, and our super easy Cilantro Lime Dip.

 

Looking for something new for breakfast? Breakfast quesadillas are perfect for families on the go, featuring simple taco ingredients and black beans.

Breakfast is served!

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Breakfast Quesadillas

Fast, easy and delicious, this yummy recipe combines eggs, tortillas, and Mexican-inspired toppings for a pick me up meal in the morning.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword breakfast quesadillas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 564kcal
Author Buy This Cook That

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs scrambled
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 tsp oil divided
  • 8 medium sized soft tortillas
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup ground beef leftover from tacos
  • 1/2 cup Mexican rice
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 4 tsp chopped red onion
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Toppings as desired

Instructions

  • In a skillet, melt butter over medium low heat. Scramble three eggs. Set aside.
  • Mash the black beans slightly with a fork. Set aside.
  • Wipe out the pan, and increase heat to medium. Add 1/2 teaspoon of the oil. Place one tortilla in the skillet, and with your hand move the tortilla around in the pan in a circular motion to spread the oil.
  • Spread 2 tablespoons of beans evenly on the tortilla. Add 2 tablespoons of seasoned ground beef. Top with 1/4 portion of the scrambled eggs. Continue layering evenly, using 2 tablespoons of rice, 2 tablespoons of salsa, and 1 teaspoon of onions. The last layer should be 1/4 cup of shredded cheese, then top with another tortilla. Mash down slightly.
  • Cook the tortilla until the bottom is lightly browned. Carefully flip the quesadilla with a spatula, and continue to cook until the other side is lightly browned and the cheese is melted.
  • Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients.
  • Allow to cool slightly, cut into quarters and serve with your favorite toppings.
  • Makes 4 quesadillas.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 564kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 175mg | Sodium: 892mg | Potassium: 436mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 313mg | Iron: 4.1mg

 

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