Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Kid favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, cook the beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in the beans, chilies, oregano, cumin, chili powder and salt.
  3. Cook over medium-low heat for 3-4 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Brush one side of each tortilla with butter.
  5. Spoon 1/2 cup of the meat mixture over half of the unbuttered side.
  6. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup cheese; fold in half.
  7. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  8. Sprinkle with paprika.
  9. Bake at 475 degrees for 10 minutes or until crisp and golden browned.
  10. Cut into wedges.
Most Helpful

Only made two but they were sure good. Served with a corn pudding. YUM.

adopt a greyhound November 27, 2014

These were really good and so easy to make. I like that they are baked in the oven. Ended up nice and crispy. I did think that they were very thick--thicker than a traditional quesadilla--next time I make them I will spread the mixture over maybe 6 tortillas, instead of 4, to thin them out a bit. Yummy, yummy--thanks for sharing.

AndreaVT96 June 19, 2008

Really good & yummy, too! Came together really easily. I used 1/2 lb lean ground turkey, but still used 1/2 cup fat free refried beans. I omitted the chilies, using 1/4 cup salsa instead. I used low sodium taco seas & low fat mexican cheese. I found that I had enough meat mix to fill 3 whole wheat tortillas-and used fat free butter spread. I didn't bother with the paprika; forgot all about it actually! Baking time (10 min) & temp were PERFECT-enough to brown & get it crispy but didn't burn. This is a keeper! Thank u for sharing. UPDATE: I have used pizza fillings instead of taco, and it has worked wonderfully! Am planning on trying tuna next time. What a versatile recipe! Thanks again!

LUVMY2BOYS May 06, 2007