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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 564 kcal
Author Buy This Cook That

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  • 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

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  1. In a skillet, melt butter over medium low heat. Scramble three eggs. Set aside.
  2. Mash the black beans slightly with a fork. Set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients.
  7. Allow to cool slightly, cut into quarters and serve with your favorite toppings.
  8. Makes 4 quesadillas.
Nutrition Facts
Breakfast Quesadillas
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 564 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 175mg58%
Sodium 892mg39%
Potassium 436mg12%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 650IU13%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 313mg31%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.